The Weipa Town Authority together with the Weipa Local Disaster Management Group, have developed this page to keep you updated with everything COVID-19.
Please be aware that due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 situation, advice and information is changing rapidly. We advise all residents to check this page regularly for the most current information.
QLD health should continue to be your first point of contact for any COVID-19 developments. Visit https://www.health.qld.gov.au/. The Federal Government also has a range of resources including a WhatsApp channel and Coronavirus Australia Government app available. Please visit www.health.gov.au for more information.
Weipa & Napranum now have a dedicated WhatsApp Channel for local COVID-19 related news and information. Download the WhatsApp app from the Apple or Google Play stores and message 0436 626 342 to subscribe.
Face Masks are now Mandatory
To protect the health of Queenslanders, from 12am AEST 12 January 2021 wearing of a face mask will be mandatory in particular settings anywhere in Queensland. If you remove your face mask for an appropriate reason, you must put it back on as soon as practicable.
You must carry a face mask while in a Queensland airport and wear it at all times.
You must wear a face mask at all times if you are on a domestic commercial flight while the plane is at a Queensland airport and in Queensland airspace.
Please note other states have similar rules in place regarding the wearing of face masks on planes.
For further information please click here.
COVID-19 Update Friday 8th January 2021
QLD’s Chief Health Officer is asking anyone who was in Greater Brisbane on or since 2 January, to follow the same lockdown rules where they are now. Only leave your home for the essential reasons and wear a mask.
Further updates will be provided as the situation develops.
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