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Current Council Services

Updated information about Council Services impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic available here.

Lockdown in Cowra LGA

The Cowra Shire will go back into lockdown from 5pm Monday 20th September.

Please check back for further updates on the status of Council's services and facilities. Read more 

Cowra Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

The Australian Defence Force/Western NSW Local Health District second dose Covid-19 vaccination clinics will be by invitation only.

The second dose clinics will be held at the Cowra Showground Pavilion on:

  • Friday 24 September
  • Saturday 25 September

The previous clinics occurred on Friday 3 and Saturday 4 September 2021.

More information is available at the Western NSW Local Health District website.

For the purposes of the Clinic, please note that Bramall Street, at the intersection of Grenfell Road, will be closed between the hours of 7am and 7pm on these days.

Remember you can still get your vaccine by:

  • Making a booking via Cowra Medical Associates. Contact the practice on ph. 6341 1400.
  • Making a booking via Cowra Medispring Family Medical Centre. Contact the practice on ph.6342 2555. 
  • Making a booking to receive the Astra Zeneca vaccine from Optimal Pharmacy and Health Hub, Cowra. ph. 6342 2285.

If you have any questions about the vaccine, please speak to a health professional.

NSW Sewage Surveillance Program

Cowra Council has had notification of a positive Covid-19 fragment detection from the Cowra sewage sample submitted on Thursday 16 September.

This follows a positive Covid-19 fragment detection from the Cowra sewage sample submitted Monday 13 September.

Council encourages people across the Cowra Shire community to come forward for testing.

Testing is available at the Cowra Respiratory Clinic run by the Cowra Medical Associates, 165-169 Kendal Street, Cowra. Call (02) 6341 1400 to make a booking.

The NSW Sewage Surveillance Program is administered by NSW Health. Information on the Program can be found here

NSW Health has an interactive map showing sewage surveillance results, which can be found here

GET TESTED COWRA!

The pop-up drive through COVID-19 testing clinic will be open again on Tuesday 21 September from 9am to 3pm at the Cowra Showground, entry via Gem Road.

The community is urged to come forward for COVID-19 testing and re-testing, if you have any signs or symptoms please do so as a priority.

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