COVID-19 update – 15 September 2020

15 September 2020

 

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New cases in CESPHN region 

In the past week (7 September to 13 September) there have been 18 new cases of COVID-19 in our region.  City of Sydney (East) LGA, Randwick LGA, Sutherland LGA, Waverley LGA and Woollahra LGA remain areas identified for increased testing and surveillance. 

NSW Health is concerned that COVID-19 may be circulating undetected in the community. Please arrange immediate testing for anyone with compatible symptoms, even if mild. 

 

For an updated list of testing options in the Central and Eastern Sydney area please go to testing clinic hours and locations. For all testing clinics in NSW, please see https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/how-to-protect-yourself-and-others/clinics

Recent changes include:

A new Laverty drive-through clinic has opened at 135 Baxter Road, Mascot this week 8.00 am to 4.00 pm Monday to Friday.

The Albion St pop up clinic in Surry Hills has now closed.

Belmore Medical GP Respiratory Clinic has changed its hours to 9.30 am – 4.00 pm Monday to Friday and 9.30 am – 1.00 pm Saturdays

Caringbah: Testing Clinic is now closed on weekends but will be open this weekend (19 – 20 September), to cover for the Sutherland Drive though, which will be closed this weekend

 

Ordering masks

To request masks for your practice please complete the Mask Request form on our CESPHN coronavirus web page.  Masks are available for general practices, community pharmacies and certain high risk allied health practices where practices are unable to source their own supplies.

COVID-19 hotspots in CESPHN region

 

People who attended the following venues must self-isolate for 14 days since they were last there and get tested for COVID-19. Check NSW Health website for further details.

  • Ashfield: The Crocodile Farm Hotel         5:30pm to 6:30pm on Friday 4 September
  • Ashfield: New Shanghai Night restaurant  6:30pm to 8pm on Friday 4 September
  • Sydney: Hyde Park Medical Centre          Monday 24 August to Saturday 5 September
  • Waverley: Eastern Suburbs Legion Club   1, 4, 5, 6, 7 September

People who attended the following locations should get tested and self-isolate if they experience any symptoms.

  • Clovelly: Clovelly Hotel 12:45pm to 1:45pm on Saturday 5 September
  • Concord: KFC   1pm to 1:20pm on Sunday 6 September
  • Croydon Park: Croydon Park Pharmacy    1pm to 2pm on Thursday 3 September
  • Maroubra: Fitness First Maroubra , 8am to 12pm on Saturday 5 September
  • Woolloomooloo: China Doll Restaurant    6:30pm to 10pm on Thursday 3 September

Check the NSW Health website for daily updates on COVID-19 case locations.

RACGP NSW Health COVID-19 Update webinar

Monday 28 September 2020 -7.00pm-8.00pm.

Register here: https://racgp.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hsBTZk-ARPa0HGZTxoBK8Q