FAQ: Some places in Northern NSW are not doing sexual health checks right now – what do I do? | Respect QLD

Q: I’m in or near LISMORE, and want to get a sexual health check in person

A: You can get a sexual health check here: https://socialfutures.org.au/health-and-wellbeing/choices/

Q: I’m in Northern Rivers, I have COVID symptoms and/or in lockdown and want to get a sexual health check

A: Contact Lismore Sexual Health to arrange for a phone consultation (02) 6620 2980.

The phone consultation will establish if you need an in person appointment or not.

If you need testing the clinic will organise a nearby PathNSW location for you to attend and, if required, treatment.

Q: Can I cross the Queensland border for a sexual health check

A: As of 13 August 2021, the borders are being policed, and only ‘life threatening’ health emergencies are being allowed across.

Q: What about other locations for sexual health testing in lock down areas in Northern NSW?

A: Give SWOPCONNECT a call and they will let you know who is open.

(02) 9184 9466

Freecall: 1800 622 902

Email: swopconnect@swop.org.au

Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri: 10am – 6pm, Wed: 2pm – 6pm

Q: Can I return to NSW from Queensland after my appointment?

A: If you are not currently in lockdown, isolation, in a hotspot or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 you are permitted re-entry to NSW. 

Complete a NSW declaration form if you are entering NSW, these are only valid for 72 hours, if possible complete this declaration for 24 hour before expected travel.

Either print the form or keep it electronically ready to present to police if requested on return to NSW.

It is also recommended to keep details of appointments if able to do so, to prove your reason for travel.

To access the application form please go here: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/travellers-entering-nsw

Note: This information was sourced from Services NSW on 12/8/21.

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