Protecting yourself from COVID-19

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

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COVID-19 update – 11 July 2024

COVID-19 is at high levels in the community.

Read the latest data from NSW Health.

Continue to protect other people. 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 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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Stay up to date with your recommended COVID-19 vaccinations.


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


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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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Gather outdoors or in well-ventilated indoor spaces.

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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