Public health alert – new venues 10 June

NSW Health has been advised of further new venues of concern associated with confirmed cases of COVID-19 who travelled through regional NSW while potentially infectious from 1 June to 5 June.

The cases drove from Melbourne to the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, stopping at places in Gillenbah, Forbes, Dubbo and Moree and signed in to several venues using QR codes.

If you were at any of the following new venues of concern at the times listed, please immediately call NSW Health on 1800 943 553, get tested and isolate until you receive further information from NSW Health:

SuburbVenueAddressDate and time
ForbesThe Bakehouse15 Templar Street

Tuesday 1 June

2.30pm – 2.50pm

ForbesBrowns Sportspower137 Rankin Street

Tuesday 1 June

3pm – 3.30pm

DubboBest and Less95 Macquarie Street

Wednesday 2 June

12.20pm – 1pm

DubboChemist Warehouse166 Macquarie Street

Wednesday 2 June

1.45pm – 2pm

DubboColesBultje Street

Wednesday 2 June

4.30pm – 5pm

DubboPKs Bakery105 Cobra Street

Thursday 3 June

7.30am – 8.45am

CoonabarabranColes Express2-6 John Street

Thursday 3 June

11am – 12pm

MoreeASSEF’s clothing store139-143 Balo Street

Thursday 3 June

3pm – 3.30pm

NSW Health is continuing to investigate the movements of these cases in regional New South Wales, and this list of venues and times will be updated.

NSW Health reminds people to check the NSW Health website regularly as the health advice for venues may be updated.

Anyone who lives in or has visited these areas since 1 June, is asked to be especially vigilant for the onset of even the mildest of cold-like symptoms and is urged to come forward for testing immediately if they appear, then isolate until a negative result is received.

To support increased testing for the communities living or working in these areas, NSW Health is providing the following pop-up testing clinics tomorrow (Friday 11 June):

  • Dubbo Showground, Wingewarra Street, 8am to 4pm;
  • Forbes Showground, Show Street, 9am to 5pm;
  • North Parkes Oval, Alexandra Street, Parkes,10am to 5pm.

Hours have also been extended at the following existing clinics:

  • Moree District Hospital, Community Health, Picone Building, 35 Alice Street, Moree, 8.15am-6pm, seven days a week;
  • Parkes Hospital drive-through clinic, 2 Morrisey Way, Parkes, 8.30am-5pm, 10-13 June.

There are more than 300 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week. To find your nearest testing clinic, visit COVID-19 clinics, or contact your GP.

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