Let's stop the spread - COVID-19

Keep our community healthy and safe. Let’s stop the spread.
Federal Government Apps

The Federal Government has launched several apps to keep people up to date on the latest news, information, health advocate and guidelines.

COVIDSafe Coronavirus Contract Tracing App

The COVIDSafeApp (https://www.health.gov.au/resources/apps-and-tools/covidsafe-app) speeds up contacting people exposed to COVID-19.

The App can be downloaded from:-

Apple App Store 

Google Play Store 

Coronavirus App and WhatsApp Group

This app helps you stay up to date with official information and advice:-

The App can be downloaded from:-

Apple App Store 

Google Play Store 

Keep up to date with the latest updates, alerts and advice on COVID-19 at the Australian Government Department of Health website  https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert

For information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) you can call:

National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

COVID-19 Assessment Clinic Hotline on 1300 001 956. Open Mondays to Fridays, 9:00am-4:00pm.

For information on local testing clinics and operating hours visit:-


We also ask that community members visiting Council facilities and buildings or attending events to follow the advice provided by NSW Health and follow good hygiene practices such as hand washing, and covering your nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing with tissue or a flexed elbow.

If you are unwell, or experiencing flu like symptoms, please re-consider attending Council facilities.

COVID-19 Sewage Surveillance Research Program

Bathurst Regional Council is included in this program with regular testing of untreated sewage for fragments of the COVID-19 virus.

For more information click here