Public Health Alert – Close contact venues of concern in Merrylands and Rooty Hill – Saturday, 21 August 2021

NSW Health has been notified of new venues of concern across NSW that are associated with confirmed cases of COVID 19 in western Sydney.

Anyone who attended the following venues at the times listed is a close contact and must get tested and isolate for 14 days since they were there, regardless of the result. NSW Health sends a text message to people who have checked in at close-contact venues with further information. We also make a follow-up call to close contacts to discuss the isolation and testing requirements.

Merrylands  Trim’s Fresh  Stocklands Merrylands, 102 McFarlane Street  Tuesday 10 August All day
Wednesday 11 August
All day
Thursday 12 August
All day
Rooty Hill    Rooty Hill Medical and Dental Centre  31 Rooty Hill Road  Sunday 15 August 1:50pm to 2:05pm  

In addition, NSW Health has been notified of new casual-contact venues of concern across NSW that are associated with confirmed cases of COVID-19. To view these new venues, please visit the NSW Government website.

Anyone who visited one of these venues at the times listed is a casual contact and must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received.

Please get tested even if you have had a test in recent days. If your exposure at this venue was in the past four days, you must get another test on day five from the date of exposure. Wear a mask around others and limit your movements until you get another negative result. You should continue to monitor for symptoms and if any symptoms appear, get tested and isolate again.

Please continue to check this page regularly, as the list of venues of concern and relevant health advice are being updated as new cases emerge and investigations continue.

Anyone with even the mildest of cold-like symptoms is urged to immediately come forward for testing and isolate until a negative result is received.

There are more than 450 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week. To find your nearest clinic visit COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP.