Coronavirus

For ALL up-to-date information on COVID-19 and Lockdown Locations and Rules please visit NSW Health website.  
Where can I get a COVID vaccine?  Check out the NSW Health Eligibility Checker and once you have answered their questions to see if you are eligible, put your Postcode in and it will tell you where to get your vaccine.

How do I get a Record of my COVID Vaccination?  After you have had your second vaccination your Certificate will be ready - visit NSW Health Vaccination Record

Other places which may assist you are:

Sewage Sampling:

Council is working in partnership with NSW Health, commenced sewerage surveillance testing for COVID-19 on 15 September 2021.

The SARS-CoV-2 sewage sampling results for the whole program are updated daily on the NSW Health.  From the map ‘click’ sewage surveillance.  Then ‘click’ on the sewage catchment for Walcha on the map and all available recent data is displayed.

NSW Health have advised that the sewage SARS-CoV-2 virus fragment surveillance program is to be scaled back throughout NSW with the last sample being taken in Walcha on Wednesday 26 January 2022.  NSW Health thanked Council for their participation in the program and advised that the virus is to be managed as part of everyday life going forward in NSW.

Council Services Information:

In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic Council has taken measures to protect the community and Council Staff so that we can continue to provide essential services to our community.  The table below provides an overview of Council Services through the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Revised & Continuing Council Services:

Council Service

Service Status

Services Provided:

 

 

 

Water & Sewerage

Operational

Services will be continued

Waste Management

Operational

Services continued including bin collection and recycling.

Waste Depot services as normal.

Road Maintenance & Safety

Operational

Council crews will continue to maintain roads and road safety at this stage. 

Council Main Office (including Service NSW)

OPEN

Walcha Preschool

OPEN

Preschool will resume in Term 1.

Council Depot

Closed to Public

All enquiries regarding access to the Depot please call Council Office on 6774 2500.

Ranger Services

Operational

Service maintained.

Park & Sporting Grounds

OPEN

COVID Rules still apply eg: social distancing, masks.

Squash Court Complex including Gym

OPEN

COVID Rules still apply.  See NSW Health

Public Toilets

OPEN

Meals on Wheels

Operational

Service is continuing as normal Staff providing this service.

Town Bus for Walcha local shopping

Please call 6774 2471 for individual support.

Walcha Community Care Office

OPEN 

 

Medical Drives

OPEN

Walcha Library

OPEN

Development Applications and Assessments

OPEN

Tuesday / Wednesday & Thursday

Visitor Information Centre

OPEN

Council Chambers

OPEN

All bookings of the Council Chambers are to adhere to the COVID Rules.

Street Stall

OPEN

All organisations are liable to ensure that they obey the current COVID rules at the time of their allotted Street Stall date. See NSW Health

Walcha Memorial Baths - Pool

OPEN

Opens in November and closes in March 2022.