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COVID-19 clinic at the Crossroads Hotel
A COVID-19 testing clinic has opened at the Crossroads Hotel, Casula, in response to two patrons testing positive for the coronavirus.
COVID-19 clinic at Smithfield
A COVID-19 testing clinic has opened at Camden Hospital in response to a student at Camden High School testing positive for the coronavirus.
COVID-19 restrictions ease in NSW
South western Sydney residents are urged to continue to practise physical distancing and good hand hygiene with the easing of coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions from 15 May 2020.
Changes to cultural and family gatherings
Connecting with family and community through cultural events is an important part of life for Aboriginal people but social distancing measures mean new ways of interacting with each other are needed.
New visitor limits in pastoral areas
Patients, their families and staff will continue to have access to pastoral care but the number of people permitted in prayer rooms, chapels and meditation spaces...
Health screening stations open
To help ensure the protection of our staff, patients and community from the coronavirus (COVID-19), health screening stations have been set up at all south western Sydney public hospitals and services.
Cafes offer takeaway options
Residents across south western Sydney have access to coronavirus (COVOID-19) testing with the opening of assessment clinics at five public hospitals.
Keep in touch with loved ones
With the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions, the number of visitors permitted in south western Sydney public hospitals has been increased from one to two per patient.