COVID Community Information

From 4pm Thursday 30 September, 6 local government areas including Townsville, Magnetic Island and Palm Island are required to follow Stage 2 restrictions to keep Queenslanders safe.

What does this mean for you?

  1. If you have any symptoms at all, get tested
  2. Get vaccinated
  3. Carry a face mask with you at all times
  4. Use the Check In App

For full details and updates, please visit the Queensland Health website.

Announcements from the Townsville Local Disaster Management Group are below, or you can follow us via the Townsville Disaster Information Facebook page or @TSVCouncil on Twitter.

COVID-19 testing sites

1300 Smiles Stadium

Location:  Eastern carpark

Operating hours: 8am – 6pm, seven days a week. No referral or appointment is necessary.

We suggest you take water and snacks.

Magnetic Island Health Service

Location:  76 Sooning Street, Nelly Bay

Operating hours: from 11am – 4pm, you must call ahead to book. Our nurses will come to you to do the testing.

Please do not enter the health services if you are there for testing. Ensure you socially distance and wear a mask.

We suggest you take water and snacks.

Book your COVID Vaccination Now!Vaccination Clinics – Townsville

COVID community vaccination centre is open. Located at 1-3 Woodman Ct in West End in the big blue/yellow building. Walk-ins welcome or you can book a time for your vaccine.