NPY Women’s Council Coronavirus (COVID-19) Staff Travel Advice & Restrictions

NPYWC COVID-19 Staff Advice and Travel Restrictions as of Tuesday 19th March 2020

NPY Women’s Council staff are advised of the following  advice and travel restrictions to remote communities in the NPY lands due to the current uncertainty about the spread and transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19):

·       NPYWC staff returning from interstate or overseas must self – isolate for 14 days without symptoms before returning to work

·       Under the Commonwealth Biosecurity Act enacted in designated communities, only those deemed emergency or essential services will be travelling to remote communities after a 14 day self-isolation period.

·       All remote based staff are advised to stay working in their home community and avoid unnecessary travel.

·       All staff feeling unwell or suffering flu like symptoms are advised to stay at home and seek medical attention.

For more information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms, prevention, diagnosis and treatment, please follow the Australian Government guidelines here: https://www.health.gov.au/health-topics/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov