Staying safe on the move
There have been increased cases of community transmission of COVID-19 in neighbouring regions, so extra resources have been provided to prevent transmission in point-to-point transport such as taxies or Uber cars.
The NSW Government has set up a free sanitisation station for cab and Uber drivers. Sanitisation includes disinfecting high-touch areas such as door handles, window controls, headrests and payment terminals.
Located at 7 Merinee Rd, West Gosford, the station offers once-per-vehicle-per-day sanitisation from 7am-7pm Monday to Friday and 8am-5pm Saturdays.
When out and about, it’s also important we each do our bit to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Thanks for staying vigilant and remember to:
- maintain physical distancing (at least 1.5m)
- practise good hygiene
- consider wearing a mask
- remain at home if you are feeling unwell
- self-isolate if you are waiting for test results or had recent contact with a COVID-19 case.
More details: nsw.gov.au/covid-19/how-to-protect-yourself-and-others
Current restrictions: nsw.gov.au/covid-19/what-you-can-and-cant-do-under-rules
New customer service point opens
As we comply with changing COVID-19 restrictions, some of our facilities have adjusted their operation – closing, opening with restrictions or being able to re-open fully.
The most recent changes include:
- re-opening our Wyong administration office’s customer service point. This is now open Monday-Friday from 8.30am-5pm. A duty planner is available until 12.30pm each day. Cash payments are not accepted.
- ensuring our gyms and leisure centres comply with updated measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in fitness settings. COVID Safety Plans are in place and hygiene marshals are monitoring gym usage. Please ensure you carry hand sanitiser, use your own towel and practise strict personal hygiene when exercising
- closure of the Smart Work Hub at Gosford to help customers avoid being in a space for an extended length of time with potential COVID-19 cases.
For updates on the operating status of all Council facilities, visit centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/covid-19
Connecting with your community will help with staying mentally healthy.
Stay informed. Use information from reputable sources including NSW Health website, the Australian Government website, the NSW Government Facebook page or through Council’s website and social channels.
Support others in our community – look out for neighbours and family or volunteer to help others at www.volunteering.nsw.gov.au
Keep connected to your family, friends and work colleagues through phone, email, video calls and social media where possible.
Download the translated resources for the languages spoken in your family www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/resources-other-languages
For information on support services available, including:
- housing and homelessness
- children and family
- seniors, people with disability and carers
- domestic and family violence
- Aboriginal Elders and communities
For immediate help if you are feeling anxious or stressed contact:
- Beyond Blue – 1800 51 23 48
- Lifeline Australia – 13 11 14
- Domestic Violence – 1800 65 64 63
- 1800RESPECT – 1800 73 77 32
Additional support services: centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/help
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