City will temporarily close a number of its public facilities, due to the COVID-19
restrictions that come into effect across Victoria tomorrow.
indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities, recreation and leisure facilities,
customer service centres, Belmont Market, The Carousel, The Potato Shed,
National Wool Museum, The fOrT, public halls and community hubs will be closed for
the duration of the five-day Victorian Government-imposed lockdown.
accordance with the Government’s directions, our childcare centres will remain
open to assist parents to work at home or in essential services outside the
are encouraged to monitor the Victorian Government’s list of public exposure
sites at www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/exposure-sites
get tested if directed or if you have any symptoms of COVID-19. Testing sites
are listed at www.barwonhealth.org.au/coronavirus/where-to-get-tested
vaccinations at the Norlane community hub can be booked at www.barwonhealth.org.au/coronavirus/booking-a-vaccination
Geelong Mayor Stephanie Asher urged residents to keep safe and to get tested if
they have been to any exposure sites during the relevant period.
is very tough to be placed in lockdown again, and once again we are feeling for
the businesses and workers impacted, along with everyone who’ll be in isolation
over the coming days,” Mayor Asher said.
Geelong is in a more precarious position this time given the local exposure
sites, so it is especially important for everyone to be vigilant and don’t
delay getting tested if you’ve been at an exposure site or you’re experiencing
with another dedicated combined effort this latest outbreak will be contained
quickly and the restrictions lifted.”
about support available and how the City is responding to the evolving
situation can be viewed at www.geelongaustralia.com.au/covid19
The City’s customer service team can
still be contacted during business hours by calling 03 5272 5272 or emailing [email protected]