(Information in this update has been provided by the Queensland Trucking Association).
Update about case identified in Queensland—9 June 2021
A Public Health Alert has been issued for parts of the Sunshine Coast, Goondiwindi, and Toowoomba in relation to this case.
See the current list of exposure venues in Queensland and related health advice for anyone who has been to any of those locations at the relevant date and time.
New contact tracing locations exist in the following suburbs:
- Kings Beach
- Moffat Beach
Full list of current contact tracing alerts and related public health advice for people who have been in:
* IMPORTANT *
Anyone (INCLUDING FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS WORKERS) who has been to any of the QUEENSLAND exposure venues must complete 14 days quarantine, even if you receive a negative test since you were at the location. It can take 14 days before you develop symptoms or test positive to COVID-19.
There is no exception for any kind of worker, including freight and logistics operators.
If you become aware that you have been to listed exposure venues during the relevant exposure period (even if you have not been told you are a close or casual contact) you must:
- immediately travel by private transport directly to your home or accommodation and quarantine until 14 days have passed since you were at an interstate exposure venue, unless told otherwise
- get tested at your earliest opportunity
- complete the online contact tracing self-assessment. If you are unable to complete the online contact tracing self-assessment call 134 COVID (134 268).
After you complete the contact tracing self-assessment you will be contacted by Queensland Health.
Find a testing clinic:
Freight drivers can be tested at Queensland Health testing clinics. Select the filter “Transport and logistics worker testing” to find a location where you can be tested free of charge.
There are currently no heavy vehicle drive-in testing locations in Queensland.
Operators can show their ID Card and valid Queensland Border Declaration Pass (Freight and Logistics) to health workers when they arrive to be prioritised for testing. Costs may be incurred if operators go to a private testing facility.
Further information 134 COVID (134 268) has been set up to assist with fast responses to queries.