Covid exposure at major Sydney vaccine hub

People who visited the Royal Prince Alfred (RPA) vaccination hub at Mallett St in Camperdown on July 6 have been alerted to the potential exposure.The centre is a significant Covid vaccination facility, with hundreds if not 1000 or more people getting jabs there daily. The process begins with a temperature check in an RPA car park then, before being vaccinated, people sit together in an cinema-like auditorium — twice. They are seated with one spare chair between each person. All rows are used.After being immunised, people spend at least 15 minutes together in socially distanced recovery rooms. A message sent on Monday said the Covid-positive person visited the RPA vaccination hub between 9.40am and 11.45am on July 6. Daily Telegraph – News Feed latest episodeThe person did not know they were carrying the virus at the time, testing positive later.“All people there at the same time are advised to get tested for Covid-19 as soon as possible and self-isolate until you receive a negative test result,” the message said.“Please monitor for Covid-19 symptoms and get tested again at any time if you develop symptoms.”In a statement to The Daily Telegraph, Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) chief executive Teresa Anderson said “all close and casual contacts have been notified and the centre has been thoroughly cleaned.”Dr Anderson said people “presenting at our vaccination centres are asked to declare whether they are experiencing any flu-like symptoms, or have been identified as a close or casual contact of a confirmed case.“It is extremely important that people respond honestly to these questions so we can keep our staff and the community safe,” she said. “The centre remains open and people are encouraged to continue to come forward for their vaccination appointments.”NAT – Stay Informed – Social Media 

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