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Urgent newCovid Advice for Aged care services in NSW Northern Beaches

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In response to a recent increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in New South Wales, NSW Health has issued updated advice to residential aged care providers and home care providers.

Until further notice, residential aged care facilities in Northern Beaches Local Government Area (LGA) and Penrith LGA should exclude all visitors. Staff in these locations must wear a surgical mask at work. Staff and visitors must be excluded if they been in any of the locations on the self-isolate and get tested immediately list, at the times and dates listed or on the monitor for symptoms list.

Providers are reminded to stay up to date with advice and Directions on the NSW Health websiteand to check for these updates regularly. The latest Directors are set out in the Public Health (COVID-19 Aged Care Facilities) Order (No 4) 2020.


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