Coronavirus Community Update - Wednesday 18 March 2020

Wednesday 18 March 2020: A message from the Chief Executive Officer, Steven Boxall, regarding the Coronavirus.

Please click here for a video message from the Barcaldine Regional Council Chief Executive Officer regarding an update on the Coronavirus for Wednesday 18 March 2020.  

Barcaldine Airport

There will be new procedures for passengers arriving at and departing from the QantasLink flights at Barcaldine.  The airport terminal grounds will now only be accessible to arriving and departing passengers and airport staff. All other persons must remain outside the front gate.


Trusted sources of information about the Coronavirus: 

There are a number of ways we can all help stop the spread of the virus:

  1. Clean your hands regularly with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rubs
  2. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or bent elbow when coughing or sneezing
  3. Avoid touching your face, nose and mouth
  4. Avoid shaking hands 
  5. Stay home if you are unwell
  6. Stay at least 1.5 metres away from anyone who is coughing or sneezing


Published: 18th March 2020