COVID-19 Community Update
Monday, 15 November 2021
Yarrawonga Health is advising the community there have been 12 new positive cases of COVID-19 reported within our cross border community in the last 24 hours and we are currently caring for 62 cases in the comunity on the COVID Positive Pathways Program. YH continues to work with both NSW & VIC Public Health Units, and will communicate any information which is in the intrests of public health of our community as required.
The community can be reassured that anyone identified as a close contact of any case, or anyone who is a household contact of someone with COVID-19, will be notified by the contact tracing team or given advice from health authorities around their situation. A reminder to our community that the Department of Health is not publishing any sites that represent low risk of infection, or if they have sufficient record keeping and contact tracing measures in place, or are not attended by members of the public.
Anyone with symptoms of COVID-19, no matter how mild, (such as fever, chills, cough, sore throat, runny nose, loss of sense of smell, loss of taste, headache) should get tested immediately.
Do not delay getting a test for COVID-19 and stay at home until you receive your test result.
The Yarrawonga Health Drive through COVID-19 testing clinic operates 7 days a week and is open from 8.30am and will stay open until capacity is reached. Access via the Yarrawonga Fire Brigade Training ground, Woods Rd, Yarrawonga.
Murrumbidgee Local Health District will be providing COVID-19 Testing this Tuesday 16th November & Wednesday 17th November between 10am – 3pm via the Mulwala Hall, 71 Melbourne St, Mulwala via the entry at the rear of the building.
CEO Elaine Mallows said “I remind our community that COVID-19 outbreaks can change rapidly, please continue to come forward for testing if you have been exposed to COVID-19 or have even the mildest of symptoms”
Vaccination is available via ringing 03 5871 0950 or via your local trusted GP’s or pharmacies.