Mid North Coast Local Health District has been notified of three venues of concern associated with two confirmed cases of COVID-19 who visited the region separately.
These venues of concern are not related to any of the current cases at Coffs Harbour and Kempsey.
Anyone who attended the following venues at the times listed is a casual contact who must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received.
There are now seven COVID cases in the Mid North Coast health district. Three are in Kempsey and four are in Coffs Harbour.
Venues of concern
Continue to monitor for symptoms and immediately isolate and get tested if they develop:
- Port Macquarie Airport, 99 Boundary Street, Port Macquarie - Tuesday 21 September, 8.30am to 10.05am
- Nambucca Bakery (Nambucca Plaza), 1 Bellwood Road, Nambucca Heads - Friday 17 September 2021, 12.45pm to 1.10pm
- Nambucca Plaza Shopping Centre, 2191 Giinagay Way, Nambucca Heads - Friday 17 September, 12.45pm to 1.15pm
There are more than 500 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. Find a clinic at COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP.
Mid North Coast Local Health District encourages the community to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as they are able to.
Find available bookings at the Commonwealth Government's COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Finder (previously eligibility checker), or you can also call Health Direct on 1800 57 11 55 for assistance to book.
Seven COVID cases in Mid North Coast health district
There has been one new case of COVID-19 in the Mid North Coast Local Health District (MNCLHD) reported to 8pm yesterday, Friday, September 24.
The new case is a close contact of a previously reported case diagnosed in Kempsey last Saturday.
It is now the seventh case confirmed in the Mid North Coast Local Health District since September 18.
Three cases are in Kempsey and four cases are in Coffs Harbour.
The two Kempsey cases forced the local government area back into a snap seven-day lockdown which commenced at 5pm Tuesday, September 21.
There have been 13 cases reported in the MNCLHD since the beginning of the current NSW outbreak.
MNCLHD is operating a walk-in Pfizer vaccination clinic at Kempsey District Hospital on Saturday and Sunday (September 25 and 26) from 10am to 2pm.
COVID-19 vaccination is available through GPs, pharmacies, respiratory clinics and Aboriginal Medical Services, along with MNCLHD clinics and hubs.
For more information on COVID-19 vaccination go to www.healthdirect.gov.au