Important community updates
Pandemic Isolation Assistance Grants available for those affected by the lockdown
Grants are available to support low income, casual and self-employed workers who have lost income due to an inability to work caused by the lockdown in Southern Tasmania
Extended hours for COVID testing clinics
COVID-19 testing clinics in Hobart will be extending their operating hours from Friday 15 October to Monday 18 October.
3-day lockdown in southern Tasmania
Southern Tasmania is going into lockdown from 6pm Friday 15 October. The lockdown will last for 3 days.
Additional close contact site identified
An additional close contact exposure site has been identified at Bridgewater Tasmania as part of ongoing contact tracing in relation to a COVID-19 case reported on 13 October.
Student close contacts return negative results
Four students from two southern primary schools who are close contacts of a current COVID-19 case have returned negative test results
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Get tested, get vaccinated
The Department of Health has opened an additional COVID-19 testing clinic to help meet demand during the lockdown period following a record day for tests.
Continuing our response to COVID-19 in Tasmania’s south
I recognise this snap three-day lockdown is not easy, with businesses, events, and lives disrupted. By taking early action we aim to protect lives and relieve restrictions by Monday, 18 October at 6:00pm.