November 8, 2021

Another pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held at the Kingaroy Showgrounds this week.

  • Tuesday – 7:30am – 6:30pm
  • Wednesday – 7:30am – 6:30pm
  • Thursday – 7:30am – 6:30pm
  • Friday – 7:30am – 11:30am

A Darling Downs Health spokesperson said everyone over the age of 12 year was welcome.

Entry is via Youngman Street (Gate 3).

Drive into the showgrounds to enter the car parking. Follow the signs to enter the building and vaccination location.

Exit is via Avoca Street.

Walk-ins are welcome.

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All restrictions on visitor access at Toowoomba Hospital were removed on Monday after a COVID scare at the weekend.

On Sunday evening, Darling Downs Health said the the public health unit was investigating a possible exposure at the Toowoomba Hospital linked to the recent Goondiwindi outbreak.

Visitors were banned after a person who had been a close contact of a positive COVID-19 case visited a relative.

However, that person has since tested negative for COVID.

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Vaccination rates by Council area as at November 7:

  • Cherbourg – 39.5 per cent (first dose) / 27.2 per cent (fully vaccinated)
  • Gympie – 74.8 / 61.4
  • North Burnett – 72.7 / 59.8
  • Somerset – 76.8 / 62.7
  • South Burnett – 76.1 / 58.8
  • Toowoomba – 83.1 / 69.8

In comparison, Brisbane rates are 84.1 / 74.6.

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Queensland Health has issued public health alerts for contact tracing locations in Cairns and Mission Beach after a person, now located in the Northern Territory, tested positive to COVID-19.

The person was infectious in the Queensland community and has since left the State.

On Monday, sites at Brisbane Airport were also added to the contact tracing list.


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