Gerringong Hardware and Blooms the Chemist Kiama have been listed as venues of concern by NSW Health, with a confirmed case of COVID-19 visiting the stores.
A person with COVID-19 visited the Gerringong Hardware on Rowlins Road in Gerringong on Saturday, September 11, between 12:15pm to 12:30pm.
NSW Health has advised anyone who attended the following venue at the times listed is a casual contact who must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received.
NSW Health also advised those at the store at the listed time to wear a mask around others and limit your movements until you get another negative result. You should continue to monitor for symptoms and if any symptoms occur, get tested again.
In a Facebook post, Gerringong Hardware said NSW Health indicated to them the exposure is "low risk".
The store closed on Monday for deep cleaning and reopened Tuesday.
"A positive case visited the store...This long term local has now tested positive to COVID-19," the post read.
"In the true spirit of our community, this individual immediately notified us.
"It was communicated to us that our store is the only site visited in the community."
A person with COVID-19 visited Blooms the Chemist Kiama on Terralong Street on Sunday, September 12, between 9am to 9:10am.
NSW Health has advised anyone who attended this venue is a casual contact and must get tested and self-isolate until they receive a negative result.
NSW Health added if your date of exposure at Blooms in Kiama occurred in last 4 days, you must get another test on day 5 from the date of exposure.
Wear a mask around others and limit your movements until you get another negative result. You should continue to monitor for symptoms and if any symptoms occur, get tested again.
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