IMPORTANT INFOMRATION ABOUT COVID-19 AND EVENTS AT WIN STADIUM
Friday 13 March 2020 7:54pm
NEW MEASURES TO REDUCE TRANSMISSION OF COVID-19 IN AUSTRALIA
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that State and Federal Governments are advising against non-essential organized events of 500 or more people from Monday, 16 March 2020.
He said this was a scalable precautionary step based on expert medical advice to slow the rate of transmission of COVID-19 amongst the Australian community.
The Prime Minister was speaking after a Council of Australian Governments meeting at Bankwest Stadium on Friday attended by State premiers, chief ministers, and Australia’s Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy.
Dr Murphy said the risk to the Australian community at the current time generally remains low.
IS THE ST GEORGE DRAGONS V WESTS TIGERS GAME ON AT WIN STADIUM THIS SATURDAY?
Yes! Gates open 3:30pm. Kick-off 6.15pm.
Event information here: https://wsec.com.au/event/dragons-v-wests-tigers1
The NRL has issued match-day guidelines to clubs in response to the COVID-19 issue.
Members and supporters are welcome and encouraged to attend the footy this weekend.
IS IT SAFE TO ATTEND WIN STADIUM AND WIN ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE?
The health and safety of all who visit and work at our venues is our priority.
We continue to closely monitor NSW Health and Government advice and are implementing recommendations as they are communicated.
We are also working closely with sporting codes, clubs and, ongoing, we will continue to work with our hirers and promoters.
We advise patrons to keep up to date on the latest information and advice provided by NSW Health: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/diseases/Pages/coronavirus.aspx
If you are feeling unwell, have had known contact with anyone who has been diagnosed with Coronavirus, and/or travelled overseas, you should stay home and not attend public events.
Contact surfaces (eg. food outlets) at our venues are frequently sanitised and our staff wash their hands frequently throughout their shifts.
WILL YOU HAVE HAND SANITISERS AT THE STADIUM?
NSW Health advises that the best defence is to use simple but effective hygiene practices such as regularly washing your hands using soap and water, followed by the use of a clean, dry paper towel.
WIN Stadium and WIN Entertainment Centre have hand-washing facilities available in all toilet amenities throughout the venues.
Patrons are advised to bring their own personal hand sanitisers.
WHAT STEPS HAVE YOU TAKEN AT THE VENUES TO REDUCE RISK OF TRANSMISSION?
WIN Stadium and WIN Entertainment Centre Management is working closely with NSW Health, sporting codes, clubs and hirers to ensure every precaution is taken to reduce the risk of transmission at events.
Additional cleaning staff are on duty at both venues.
There has been and will be additional cleaning of high touch points around the venues, such as doors, elevator buttons and hand rails before, during and after events.
There are heightened health screening and hygiene protocols in place for staff and contractors.
WHAT DO I DO IF I AM UNCOMFORTABLE IN MY SEAT?
Seek the assistance of event staff at the ground. They are there to help you at all times.
WHAT DO I DO IF I START TO FEEL UNWELL AT THE STADIUM?
Please see event staff for medical assistance.