Information current as of Tuesday November 24, 2020
On midnight Saturday 21 November, South Australia came out of hard lockdown – three days early.
Some of the key updates include:
- The stay at home order was repealed
- Outdoor exercise with members of households allowed
- Retail shopping hours to return to normal
- Schools reopened from Monday 23 November
- The 1 person per 4 square metre rule applies to all activities
- Groups of up to 50 people will be allowed at private functions and funerals, up to 150 people for weddings, up to 10 people can gather in a private residence and entertainment venues are restrict to 1 person per 4sqm.
The Premier Steven Marshall and Chief Public Health Officer, Professor Nicola Spurrier are still recommending we all exercise caution, and to keep in mind that we are in the position we were in on Monday of last week, still dealing with a dangerous COVID-19 cluster. You can consult the SA Health website for more information at this link.
What it means for our site is that we have opened back up to visitors, with the required SA Health guidelines and directives in place.
We recommenced day options (including MyPATH and Mentoring) on Monday 23 November, with Minda in the North recommencing Tuesday 24 November.
We reactivated our Commercial Enterprises and supported employment as of Tuesday 24 November.
INC Café reopened for commercial operations from Monday 23 November, and our hydrotherapy pool reopened on Monday.
PKC will remain in lockdown and we will remain in communciation with family members.
The safety and wellbeing of our clients, their families, our staff and volunteers is our number one priority at Minda.
We will keep you updated as soon as new information comes to hand.
To ensure you receive the latest information, please provide your details below. If you choose to provide your mobile number you will receive any urgent alerts via text message. We encourage you to forward this to other members of the Minda community so they can also subscribe to our updates.
We have also established a COVID-19 hotline number which is staffed 8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday - call (08) 8422 6306.
We thank you for your support and understanding as we work together through this together.
The South Australian COVID-19 Information Line is 1800 253 787, and operates from 9am to 5pm, seven days a week.
The Australian Government Department of Health website provides general information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and you can find resources about the 'Stop the Spread' campaign on the SA Health website at this link.
You can also phone the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080. This service runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450. More information can be found at the Australian Government Department of Health website at this link.
Find out about COVID-19 testing, including testing site locations, visit the SA Health website at this link.