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As NSW reopens, travel restrictions are starting to ease. There will be more visitors to our communities. It’s important to get vaccinated for COVID-19 as soon as possible to protect yourself, your family, friends and community. COVID-19 vaccinations are available from your GP, pharmacy, NSW Health clinic or Aboriginal Medical Service. To book your vaccination, visit nsw.gov.au

Second vaccine dose

If you’ve had your first vaccination dose, don’ t forget about your second! Two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine reduce your chances of hospitalisation, ICU admission or death by around 90%. You can talk to your doctor, hospital, medical service or health worker for information about your second vaccination dose. If you’re unsure about your booking, or to make a booking, you can call 1800 020 080 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information, visit nsw.gov.au

Proof of vaccination

Get proof of your COVID-19 vaccination ready to show at venues where it’s required. Find out how at nsw.gov.au

Gatherings

With NSW reopening, you can gather again if you’re fully vaccinated. Keep gathering outdoors where possible. Up to 30 people are allowed (with a two-person limit for people are not fully vaccinated). Up to 10 visitors are allowed in your home at any one time (visitor limits don’t include children aged 12 and under). Remember, if you’re unwell please stay home and don’t attend any gatherings. Get tested immediately if you have any symptoms and self-isolate until you receive a negative test result. For more information, visit nsw.gov.au

Travel FOR REGIONAL AREAS

Want to travel to visit friends and family? With NSW reopening, fully vaccinated people in regional communities (not including Blue Mountains, Wollongong, Shellharbour and Central Coast) can now travel to other regional communities. Travel for holidays and recreational visits, including day trips, to Greater Sydney is currently not allowed. If you are unvaccinated, you must not take a holiday outside the local government area you live in. For more information, visit nsw.gov.au

Travel FOR GREATER SYDNEY

Want to travel to visit friends and family? With NSW reopening, fully vaccinated people within Greater Sydney (including Central Coast, Wollongong, Shellharbour and Blue Mountains) can now travel and holiday within the Greater Sydney region. Holidays to regional Local Government Areas are currently not allowed. Travel for holidays and recreational visits, including day trips, to regional LGAs is currently not allowed. If you are unvaccinated, you must not take a holiday outside the local government area you live in. For more information, visit nsw.gov.au

Sorry Business

It’s important to do Sorry Business safely and follow the COVID-19 health advice.

With NSW reopening, new rules apply.

  • Up to 100 fully vaccinated people are allowed to gather for Sorry Business.
  • For people who aren’t fully vaccinated up to 10 people can gather for Sorry Business.

Remember, please stay home and don’t attend any gatherings if you’re unwell. Get tested immediately if you have any symptoms and self-isolate until you receive a negative test result. For more information, visit nsw.gov.au

Know the rules

As NSW reopens, restrictions are easing for fully vaccinated people. Make sure you know the new rules on travel,  gatherings, masks and proof of vaccination. Although everyone is keen to get back to doing the things we love, it’s important to be careful and follow the health advice to help keep our mob safe. For more information, visit nsw.gov.au

Testing

As NSW starts to reopen, we need to keep our mob safe.

Regardless of your vaccination status, make sure you get tested immediately and self-isolate until you receive a negative test result if you have any COVID-19 symptoms. Always follow the NSW Health advice.

There are more than 500 COVID-19 testing clinics across NSW. Most test results come back within 48 hours. Find your nearest testing clinic at nsw.gov.au

Masks

With NSW reopening, wearing masks is important to help keep our mob safe. Masks are required for staff and customers in all indoor settings, outside of your home. This includes on public transport, planes and in airports (except children under the age of 12). Wearing masks is also encouraged when you are outdoors around others and can’t physically distance. For more information, visit nsw.gov.au

The easiest way to check in is to download the Service NSW app.Check in

As NSW starts to reopen, please keep checking in and out of venues each time. Checking in helps NSW contact tracers contact you if needed and will help keep our mob safe. For more information, visit nsw.gov.au

COVID safe behaviours

With NSW reopening, we need to stay COVID safe to help protect our Mob: Keep a safe distance, at least 2 big steps, from others you don’t live with. If you have even mild cold-like symptoms, get tested immediately and self-isolate until you receive a negative COVID-19 result. Get tested, regardless of your vaccination status and whether you have been tested before. Get vaccinated as soon as possible for COVID-19 to protect yourself, your family, friends and community. Wear a face mask when required and when you can’t physically distance. Wash your hands regularly, especially after you’ve touched frequently used surfaces. Don’t forget to stay home if unwell. Don’t attend any gatherings or have visitors to your home while you’re unwell. For more information, visit nsw.gov.au

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