SA Health warnes of possible COVID-19 exposure at The Bend OTR
SA Health says a COVID-positive truck driver visited the Tailem Bend service station on October 11 and 13.
This post is no longer being updated. For the latest on exposure sites, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.
SA Health has added to its list of possible COVID-19 exposure times at a Tailem Bend service station.
An alert exists for anyone who visited the OTR at The Bend Motorsport Park on:
Monday, October 11 from 3.45pm to 5pm
Wednesday, October 13 from 1.15pm to 2.15pm
Wednesday, October 13 from 8pm to 8.40pm
Anyone present at the business during those times should immediately get a COVID test, quarantine themselves away from household members, and remain in quarantine until they return a negative test result.
However, anyone who spent time in the truckies’ lounge during the Monday exposure window will have to remain in quarantine for 14 days.
The Wednesday night timeslot was added to SA Health’s list on Friday afternoon.
More information about exposure sites: www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.
Get a COVID test: Visit the testing clinic next door to the Caltex roadhouse at Tailem Bend at any time; or book an appointment at the Murray Bridge Respiratory Clinic via www.hotdoc.com.au.
Make a vaccination appointment: Visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidvaccine.
8pm Friday, October 14
The OTR service station at The Bend Motorsport Park has been tagged as a possible COVID-19 exposure site for the second time in recent months.
SA Health issued an alert on Thursday evening, warning that a COVID-positive truck driver had visited the business twice in recent days.
Anyone who was in the truckies’ lounge between 3.45pm and 5pm on Monday, October 11 must immediately go into individual quarantine, away from household members, for the next 14 days.
They must get a COVID test immediately, then again in five and 13 days’ time.
Anyone who visited any part of the OTR during the same period on Monday, or between 1.15 and 2.15pm on Wednesday, October 13, must immediately get a COVID test and quarantine until they get a negative result.
They will still need to get tested again on days five and 13, but will not need to stay in quarantine unless a test comes back positive.
The same OTR was also identified as a possible COVID exposure site in July, but no-one caught the virus on that occasion.
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