COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update


COVIDSafe App    

This App helps health officials support and protect you, your friends and family. The app speeds up the current manual process of finding people who have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19. This means you will be contacted more quickly if you are at risk. This reduces the chances of you passing on the virus to your family, friends and other people in the community. The data collected in this app will be held by the federal government, only state health authorities responsible with contact tracing will be able to access it.

Amazon Web Services, which is the company hosting the data, is one of the biggest cloud companies in the world and has the highest data security certification for its Sydney data centre.

Visiting other people at home

From Friday 1st May, a maximum of 2 adults with any dependent children can visit friends or family at their home to provide care or support.

Please know that you still need to:

  • Practice social distancing and good hygiene
  • Stay home if you have symptoms and find out about testing at a COVID-19 clinic
  • Take extra care when visiting vulnerable
    people and anyone aged 70.

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