When we need to wear face masks NSW

10 September 2021
  • Example of when we need to wear face masks in NSW

    Wearing a mask helps keep you and others safe from COVID-19.

  • Greater Sydney Map COVID Face Mask restrictions

    Almost all NSW is in lockdown.

    People in some parts of Regional NSW do not have to stay in lockdown.

     

     

  • You must follow special rules if you live in some parts of Regional NSW.

  • Ben walking with a mask

    When you leave home you mush wear a mask.

    When exercising you must carry a mask with you.

  • If you are not wearing a mask in NSW you may get fined.

  • Carry a mask in your bag so you always have one with you.

  • Clean face mask

    Your mask should be clean. Wash your mask or use a new mask each time you go out.

  • Some people do not have to wear masks

    You do not have to wear a mask if you cannot wear a mask because of your

    • disability
    • physical condition
    • mental health condition
  • If you cannot wear a mask for these reasons you must have with you

    • a medical certificate
    • a letter signed by a medical professional like a doctor
    • a letter signed by an NDIS provider
    • a statutory declaration

    This is so you have proof that you cannot wear a mask.

    If an official person asks you why you are not wearing a mask you must show them your letter or certificate.

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