Protecting yourself from COVID-19

How to help protect yourself and your community from COVID-19 infection.

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COVID-19 update – 29 November 2023

COVID-19 transmission is at moderate to high levels in the community.

Read the latest data from NSW Health.

Please stay home if you have any cold or flu symptoms. Wear a mask if you need to leave home.

Steps to keep yourself safe

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Stay up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations.

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Talk with your doctor now if you're at higher risk. You may need a PCR test and be eligible for antivirals.

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Stay home if you have cold or flu symptoms. Wear a mask if you need to leave home.

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You may be required to wear a mask in high risk settings.  


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Don't visit people who are at higher risk if you have COVID-19 or symptoms.

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Wash your hands using soap and water, or hand sanitiser.

Guidance on protecting other people

Advice for parents of children in childcare and schools

Find out what COVID-safe measures are in place at NSW early childhood education centres and schools.

Visiting people in high-risk settings

If you're visiting someone in aged care or disability care, find out what you can do to keep them safe.

Advice for workers

Guidance for workers affected by COVID-19.

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