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North Coast Public Health officials are urging people who attended a large funeral at Nambucca Heads on Saturday to get tested and isolate.

Public Health Alert following weekend funeral

Oct 28, 2021

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The North Coast Public Health Unit is urging anyone who attended a large funeral at Lions Park, Nambucca Headland on Saturday 23 October at 11am to come forward for COVID-19 testing.

A small number of people who attended the funeral have subsequently tested positive for COVID-19.

The cases, all from the Nambucca Valley Local Government Area, were diagnosed today and will be included in tomorrow’s NSW figures.

Contact tracing is underway and the North Coast Public Health Unit is working to assess whether any of those attending the funeral will be classified as close or casual contacts.

Anyone who attended the funeral is asked to isolate immediately and remain isolated until they receive a negative result or are contacted directly by NSW Health.

COVID-19 testing is available at both NSW Health and private clinics at Macksville, Nambucca Heads and Coffs Harbour:

Macksville Drive-through clinic
11 Dudley Street, Macksville
Open tomorrow (Friday) 9am to 4pm

Nambucca Respiratory Clinic
2191 Giinagay Way (Nambucca Plaza car park), Nambucca Heads
Open from 9am weekdays

Nambucca Heads Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology
Shop 14 Seascape Mall, 38 Ridge Street, Nambucca Heads
Open weekdays 7.30am-11.30am and 12-2pm

Coffs Harbour Drive-through clinic
International Stadium
Stadium Drive, Coffs Harbour
Open weekdays 8am to 4.30pm, weekends 8am to 2pm

To find your nearest clinic, visit COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP.

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