At 12:01am on Saturday 11th September parts of regional NSW currently deemed low risk and which have seen zero COVID cases for at least 14 days emerged from lockdown, including the Yass Valley, Upper Lachlan Shire, and nearby Hilltops LGAs.
LGAs still seeing COVID case numbers will continue to follow stay-at-home orders and will be monitored by NSW Health with updates provided as circumstances develop, this includes Goulburn Mulwaree Council and Wingecarribee Shire Council.
Deputy Premier John Barilaro said last week that similar to entering and exiting Sydney, if you enter an LGA under stay-at-home orders you must follow the rules of that LGA when you return home.
Wendy Tuckerman, MP, urged people in our LGA who have not been vaccinated, to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
“I understand that many people are still holding a brand preference for vaccination, but this is not ideal if it is not based on medical advice. I implore people to consult with their doctor, who may provide you with a medical exemption and, as I understand, the Southern NSW Local Health District are offering priority vaccination appointments to anyone with a medical exemption.
“I will continue to work with the Southern NSW Local Health District for an easy and accessible COVID-19 Vaccination Hub, as well as push the Federal Government for a greater supply of vaccines to the Goulburn electorate.
“Our community has continued to do the right thing, following the rules and getting vaccinated when eligible and appointments are available. Our current vaccination providers are delivering an excellent service and a local vaccination hub will support them and help to meet demand” Ms Tuckerman said.
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