Public health alert – new South Coast venues and updated advice

NSW Health wishes to advise of new venues on the NSW south coast visited by a confirmed case of COVID-19.

It is also providing specific advice for people who attended various sections of the Merrylands RSL at the same time as a confirmed case of COVID-19, as well as updated advice for those who visited a cricket ground and a restaurant in Parramatta.

Anyone who attended the following south coast venues at the times listed below should monitor for symptoms and, if they occur, get tested immediately and self-isolate until you receive a negative result:

​Kangaroo Valley ​Nostalgia Factor Shop ​167 Moss Vale Road, Kangaroo Island ​Sunday 27 December

11:20am – 11:30am

​Huskisson ​Taj Indian Restaurant ​2/47 Owen Street, Huskisson ​Sunday 27 December

4:45pm – 5:20pm

The advice for the following previously announced venue has been revised to reflect that anyone who played cricket at the listed time should immediately get tested and self-isolate for 14 days, regardless of the result:

​Parramatta ​Ollie Webb Cricket Ground (cricket ground) ​37A Glebe Street, Parramatta ​Monday 28 December

7:30am – 11am

The advice for anyone who was present in the grandstand at the listed time should immediately get tested and self-isolate until they receive a negative result. They should continue to monitor for symptoms and test again if any symptoms develop:

​Parramatta ​Ollie Webb Cricket Ground (cricket ground) ​37A Glebe Street, Parramatta ​Monday 28 December

7:30am – 11am

The advice for the following previously announced venue has been revised to reflect that anyone who attended at the listed time should immediately get tested and self-isolate until you receive a negative result:

​Parramatta ​Saravanaa Bhavan ​1/99 Phillip Street, Parramatta ​Monday 28 December

9:50am – 10:50am

Anyone who attended the following sections of the Merrylands RSL at the listed times should immediately get tested and self-isolate until you receive a negative result, and continue to monitor for symptoms and test again if any symptoms develop:

​Merrylands ​Merrylands RSL (Ariah Room) ​8/12 Miller Street ​Monday 28 December

4pm – 4:55pm

​Merrylands ​Merrylands RSL (Smoking Gaming Area) ​8/12 Miller Street ​Monday 28 December

4:55pm – 5:15pm

​Merrylands ​Merrylands RSL (Sports Lounge) ​8/12 Miller Street ​Monday 28 December

5:15pm – 6pm

Anyone who attended any other area of the RSL at the listed time should monitor for symptoms and if they appear, isolate and get tested until you receive a negative result:

​Merrylands ​Merrylands RSL (all other areas) ​8/12 Miller Street ​Monday 28 December

4pm – 6pm

A high-volume, drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic is open at Merrylands Park, at the corner of Burnett Street and Merrylands Road, from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week.

There are more than 350 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week. To find your nearest clinic visit COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP.

NSW Health urges anyone in NSW with even the mildest symptoms, such as headache, fatigue, cough, sore throat or runny nose, to come forward immediately for testing, then isolate until they receive a negative result.

A complete list of venues of concern, and the related health advice, is available on the NSW Health website.

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