As you may have heard, there are new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in Sydney. Investigations into the source of the infection and contact tracing are underway.
Sydney hotspot areas
Anyone who has visited a list of venues in greater Sydney is asked to immediately self-isolate for 14 days and get tested even if you have no symptoms. This includes those who have been partially or fully vaccinated.
On Thursday 6 May, the NSW Premier announced temporary restrictions for Sydney, Wollongong, Central Coast and the Blue Mountains. These restrictions have been extended until 12:01am Monday 17 May 2021.
- Masks are compulsory in public indoor areas excluding retail venues (i.e. UOW campus Library), on public transport and for front-of-house hospitality staff;
- In teaching spaces on UOW campuses, a face mask is required if you can’t maintain 1.5 metres from others;
- Household gatherings are limited to 20 people, including children;
- Drinking while standing up at indoor venues is not allowed;
- Dancing and singing in indoor venues is restricted to specific activities;
- Visitors at aged care facilities are restricted to two people.
COVID-Safe rules on campus
A reminder about how to be COVID-Safe on campus:
- Seek a covid test and isolate if displaying symptoms, refer to medical advice
- Ensure you maintain physical distancing wherever possible
- Students and visitors to our campuses are required to check-in using QR codes
- Occupancy limits apply so check room signs at entry points
- Make use of the hand sanitiser and disinfectant wipe stations installed around campus
UOW will continue to monitor guidance from authorities to ensure a safe environment across all UOW campuses.
If you have questions, please contact Student Service on +61 4221 3927 or email@example.com