The MLHD has confirmed a Wagga site is one of two venues of concern for Covid-19 after two drivers stopped at a number of locations in the district while potentially infectious on Wednesday 25 August.
Anyone who visited at Wagga Trucks on Hammond Avenue on Wednesday 25 August between 7.30 am and 11.00 am is considered a close contact and should get tested immediately and self-isolate for 14 days.
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This business has a COVID-19 business safety plan in place which has helped minimise the risk to patrons.
The second site was at IOR Petroleum in Gundagai, on the corner of Mount and Cross Street on Wednesday 25 August at 4.30 am. Public Health advises there is minimal risk to the public at this stop as the drivers used contact free payment at the unstaffed fuel pump.
The MLHD has confirmed the drivers are now isolating outside of the District.
The Public Health Unit is making contact with everyone who attended this venue to assess risk for staff, and to determine if any had close contact with the case. SMS messages will be sent to people who checked in with the QR code.
Testing clinic hours have been extended across the region, with a full list of clinics and opening hours available below.
Saturday 28 August 12.00noon - 6.00pm (no appointment necessary)
Wagga Wagga Equex Centre (Drive Thru)
Saturday 28 August 10.00am - 6.00pm (no appointment necessary)
Sunday 29 August 10.30am - 6.00pm (no appointment necessary)
Wagga Wagga 84-86 Murray Street
Saturday 28 August 9.00am - 4.00pm (Book via MLHD Hotline 1800 831 099) Sunday 29 August 9.00am - 4.00pm (Book via MLHD Hotline 1800 831 099)
Griffith 39 Yambil Street
Saturday 28 August 9.30 am - 1.30pm (Book via MLHD Hotline 1800 831 099) Sunday 29 August 9.30 am - 1.30pm (Book via MLHD Hotline 1800 831 099)
The announcement comes after the MLHD confirmed that a man believed to be a positive Covid case who travelled through towns in the District visiting locations at Temora and Beckom tested negative for COVID-19.
The man travelled through towns in the district visiting locations at Temora and Beckom. Locations were identified as locations of concern and people who had visited these locations during that time were asked to come forward for testing.
More to come.
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