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What happens if you need to evacuate while sick with COVID-19?

Kate McIlwain
By Kate McIlwain
March 3 2022 - 2:00am

As dual emergencies collide across the state, some NSW residents are facing the prospect of having to evacuate while positive with COVID-19.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For the past 11 years, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. In that time I've covered breaking news, education, politics, urban affairs, council, environment, data journalism and development news. More recently, I became the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents two years into a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.