Important community updates
Additional critical industries included in the temporary exemption framework
The Department of Health has announced additional industries will be able to access the contingency framework to enable workplaces, identified as essential for the supply of critical goods and services to the community, to register for essential staff to be exempt from the quarantine requirement for close contacts if they are identified as a critical worker
New delivery option of RAT kits for eligible people living in rural and remote areas
The Department of Health advises that from Saturday 22 January, eligible people living in rural and remote areas who require a rapid antigen test (RAT) kit will be able to receive their kit via Australia Post
Changes to Tasmania’s border process
Public Health have advised that from 12:01am tomorrow, Wednesday 19 January, fully vaccinated travellers who have spent time in low or high-risk areas will no longer be required to register their travel or undertake pre-departure COVID-19 testing when travelling to Tasmania
Updated operating days for the Hobart Showgrounds and South Launceston COVID-19 testing clinics
Operating 8.00am - 12:00noon Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Rapid antigen tests for King Island
Ochre Medical Centre on King Island will provide Rapid antigen tests (RATs) from Monday, 17 January to Friday, 21 January 2022.
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