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Tasman Ecovillage is currently open to visitors.

Hand sanitiser and face masks are available in the Community Kitchen. If you can't find these, please let us know so we can ensure these are replenished promptly.

To help manage infection risk and safety for visitors and residents, we are closely monitoring the official Government advice at https://coronavirus.tas.gov.au and following the recommended precautions and we expect visitors to do the same.

Practising Good Hygiene

  • wash your hands often including before and after eating and after going to the toilet
  • wash your hands using soap and thoroughly lather it on your hands and wrists for 20 seconds before washing it off under running water
  • always cover coughs and sneezes
  • use alcohol-based hand sanitisers when you can’t use soap and water
  • avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • clean and disinfect surfaces you use often such as bench tops, desks and doorknobs
  • clean and disinfect objects you use often such as mobile phones, keys and wallets
  • increase the amount of fresh air by opening windows

Practising Physical Distancing

  • keep at least 1.5 metres away from others wherever possible
  • avoid physical greetings such as handshaking, hugs and kisses
  • practise extra care if you are using public transport
  • avoid crowds and large public gatherings
  • be aware of and follow the limits for gatherings (see https://coronavirus.tas.gov.au for the latest information)
  • stay at home if you have any cold or flu symptoms, seek medical advice and get tested for COVID-19

Isolating If and When Needed

  • stay at home if you feel unwell and continue to practise good hygiene
  • stay at home if you have any cold or flu symptoms, seek medical advice and get tested for COVID-19
  • if you have COVID-19, you must isolate and follow the mandatory directions of the local authorities
  • care for any sick person in a single room, if possible
  • keep the number of carers to a minimum
  • keep the door to the sick person’s room closed
  • if possible, keep a window open
  • wear a surgical mask when you are in the same room as the sick person
  • the sick person should also wear a mask when other people are in the same room
  • protect at-risk family members by keeping them away from the sick person e.g. by finding them somewhere else to live while the family member is sick

Be Aware of and Follow the Current Travel Restrictions