Travel Alert


Updated 1 March 2021

The Central Coast cares about the continued safety of our regional NSW community. We want you to be COVID-safe and COVID-aware when living within, or visiting our region. 

The NSW Government is continually monitoring the status of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in the community and restrictions and requirements relating to travel and public gatherings are currently in place for Greater Sydney regions, including the Central Coast. 

For the latest information, please visit the NSW Government COVID-19 website and the NSW Health Twitter account.


Be extra savvy with your trip planning

Before travelling, visitors to the Central Coast should contact their planned accommodation venues, attractions or regional businesses, or visit their websites, before arriving to ensure they will be open and confirm bookings. To plan a smart, safe and sensible trip try Tourism Australia’s Travel Status Map.


Helpful information


Practise good hygiene

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water before and after eating
  • Wash your hands with soap and water after going to the toilet
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with your elbow or a tissue, not your hand
  • If you are sick, avoid contact with others and stay more than 1.5 metres away from people


For the latest information on the current situation consult NSW Health’s website.


Be COVID-safe

If you have symptoms - even if mild - get tested at a COVID-19 clinic. Symptoms include fever, cough, sore/ scratchy throat, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell. Self-isolate until you get your results. If you need advice call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.