The Hilltops Council Region will enter a 7 day lockdown from 6pm tonight, Friday September 17.

This announcement comes after a confirmed COVID-19 case was identified in Young overnight, with three other cases under investigation.

Testing clinics will be in operation over the weekend at Young Showground Pavilion from 10am to 4pm on Saturday September 18 and Sunday September 19.

The Murrumbidgee Local Health District are urging everyone who has been to any of these locations to get a COVID test.

“If your exposure at this venue was in the past four days, you must get another test on day five from the date of exposure.”

Venues of concern include:

Young MedCIRC Young

50-66 Boorowa Street  Young

Wednesday 15 September

12.10pm- 1.45pm

Young Young Diagnostic Imaging

12 Cloete Street, Young

Wednesday 15 September

2.00 – 2.30 pm


Young Service NSW Young

24 Lynch Street, Young

Monday 13 September

3.00 pm – 4.00 pm


Young Service NSW Young

24 Lynch Street, Young

Wednesday 8 September

12.10 – 12.40 pm


Young Bunnings Young

288 Boorowa Street, Young

Wednesday 8 September

12.15 – 1.00 pm


Young Cherry Blossom Motor Inn

19 Zouch Street, Young

Friday 3 September – Tuesday 7 September


Young BWS

Boorowa Street

Friday 3 September

3:15pm to 4:00pm


Young Woolworths

263 Boorowa Street

Friday 3 September

3:15pm to 4:00pm


A pop-up COVID Vaccination Clinic will also be in operation at the Young District Hospital on Saturday September 18 from 9am to 2pm.

It is unclear whether Murrumbidgee Local Health will provide testing units in other towns within the LGA.

Stay-at-home orders are in place for all residents within the Hilltops LGA.

Stay-at-home orders mean you can only leave your place of residence for a reasonable excuse, including to:

  • obtain food or other goods and services locally
  • leave home to go to work if:
    • you cannot reasonably work from home and
    • the business is allowed to be open
  • exercise and take outdoor recreation within your local government area or, if you need to cross into another local government area, stay within 5km of your home
  • go out for medical or caring reasons, including obtaining a COVID-19 vaccination.