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Increased Testing

Increased Testing

Locations Of Concern Listed After Positive Cases

ALBURY Wodonga Health (AWH) and Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) are working collaboratively to provide support in assessing potential community risk following the confirmation of two
people from Albury Local Government Area testing positive to COVID-19.

MLHD confirmed today that both cases are now being cared for and are isolating in Albury.

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Urgent case investigations and contact tracing continues.

The following locations have been identified as locations of concern. Anyone who was at these locations on the specified times is asked to come forward for testing:

Reece Plumbing, Dallinger Road, Lavington
Monday 13 September between 11.22 am – 2.28 pm

Summit Power, 146 Fallon Street, Albury
Monday 13 September between 11.22 am – 2.28 pm

MLHD Director Public Health Tracey Oakman said the two health services are working together and will provide further information regarding any sites of concern or community risk if it is identified.

“We would encourage people to stay up-to-date with the latest information as it is provided through both MLHD and AWH social media, website and media outlets,” she said.

“This is a reminder that the threat of COVID-19 is very real, and it is important people remain vigilant and continue to follow the public health advice around hand hygiene, wearing masks and physical distancing.”

AWH Executive Director of Public Health Unit, Lucy Shanahan added ‘we would like to remind residents that testing sites are available both sides of the border and ask anyone experiencing symptoms to come
forward for testing’.

Local testing sites are available at the following locations (no appointment is necessary):

• Lavington Hall - Sunday to Thursday 9am to 5pm
• Albury Showgrounds - Monday to Saturday 8am to 1pm
• Corner of Smythe St and Stanley St, Wodonga – Monday to Friday, 8.30pm -3.30pm. Closed
12pm - 12:30pm each day
• 79 Vermont St, Wodonga (next to Wodonga Hospital) – Monday to Saturday, 8am to 4pm.

Details of any additional clinics or extended hours in response to the local cases will be advised via the relevant health services’ social media pages.

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