Arena identified as exposure site

October 7, 2021 BY

People who attended the area of the Arena when it has been identified as a COVID-19 exposure site has been contacted and anyone in the community with COVID-19 symptoms is urged to get tested.

The Geelong Arena has been identified as a COVID-19 exposure site on Monday, October 4, from 9am to 2.30pm.
The City of Greater Geelong has confirmed a positive COVID-19 case attended the Arena and it has restricted access to the centre until a deep clean is completed.
The eastern (Victoria Street) section of the facility, which the individual accessed from 9am to 2.30pm, was closed late yesterday for cleaning and disinfection work.
The City has contacted all tenants, contractors and employees who attended that section of Geelong Arena during the potential exposure period.
Tenants who enter via Baxter Road can continue to use the separate western section of the facility.
Due to the clear division of the building, there are no restrictions on access for those who attended the western section on Monday.
The community is urged to monitor the Department’s listed exposure sites and to get tested if they have any symptoms of COVID-19.
For a list of testing locations and operating hours in the Geelong region, head to barwonhealth.org.au/coronavirus/where-to-get-tested
The Department of Health has a full list of public exposure sites on its website at coronavirus.vic.gov.au/case-alerts-public-exposure-sites

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