Public Health Alert

Queensland Health has expanded its list of venues where confirmed COVID-19 cases have visited.

Anyone who has been to these locations at the times specified should monitor their health and if they develop any COVID-19 symptoms, even mild, get tested and isolate until they receive their test result.

New locations include:

  • Springwood – Ikea Logan – 30 August 2020 – Between 9.45am and 10.15am
  • Doolandella – Crossacres Garden Centre – 30 August 2020 – Between 12pm and 12.15pm
  • Russell Island – Canaipa Nursery & Tea Centre – 1 September 2020 – Between 12pm and 12.30pm
  • Russell Island – Super IGA Supermarket – 1 September 2020 – Between 12.40pm and 12.50pm
  • Russell Island-Redland Bay – Passenger Ferry: Russell Island to Redland Bay – 1 September 2020 – Between 1.30pm and 2.10pm
  • Redland Bay-Russell Island – Passenger Ferry: Redland Bay to Russell Island – 1 September 2020 – Between 4pm and 4.30pm
  • Russell Island – Russell Island Pharmacy – 2 September 2020 – Morning
  • Russell Island – Super IGA Supermarket – 3 September 2020 – Between 12pm and 2pm
  • Russell Island – Super IGA Supermarket – 4 September 2020 – Between 8am and 8.30am
The updated list is available at: 



COVID-19 Testing Clinic at Russell Island Recreation Hall

A pop up COVID-19 testing clinic has been established at the Russell Island Recreation Hall, near the ferry terminal, at 2 High Street, Russell Island.

Queensland Health has established the clinic with assistance from Redland City Council and the Local Disaster Management Group.

It is open from 4pm – 8pm – Saturday 5 September 2020 and 8am – 4pm – Sunday 6 September 2020.

If you have the mildest of symptoms, get tested.

Also practice social distancing and wear a face mask if you cannot social distance.

More information:

From Kim Richards:

🦠 Covid-19 TMR Update Ferries

As most of you will be aware Queensland’s latest confirmed COVID case, a Russell Island woman in her 60s, travelled on SMBI Ferries to and from the mainland on Tuesday 1 September.

Queensland Health has been in contact with BITS – SMBI Ferries and have advised the woman is considered low risk as she wore a mask and used hand sanitiser while travelling.

Queensland Health has today begun contact tracing and continue to work with SMBI Ferries, accessing their video footage of services, to contact customers.

The woman also travelled on the vehicle barge to the mainland on Sunday 30 August but remained in her vehicle.

As advised, a pop-up testing station has been established at Russell Island Recreation Hall near the ferry terminal and locals are being urged to closely monitor their health and get tested if they develop any symptoms.

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