The number of businesses on the Peninsula which have registered for Covid-Safe credentials has have jumped from 62 to 263 in the past month.
Registering as a Covid-Safe business is mandatory for gyms, places of worship, funeral homes and crematoria, and hospitality venues such as cafes, restaurants, food and drink premises, micro-breweries, cellar doors, casinos, registered clubs, small bars and casinos.
For other types of businesses and organisations, registration is optional but recommended by the NSW Government.
Registrations in the Woy Woy 2256 postcode area have increased from 21 to 105 between July 23 and August 24, while registrations for the 2257 postcode which includes areas like Empire Bay and Killcare have increased from 41 to 158.
“With the COVID-19 pandemic now reaching its sixth month, it’s a difficult time for everyone in our community, and I thank local business owners who are doing the right thing to protect people on the Coast,” said Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch.
“NSW Police, Liquor and Gaming inspectors and NSW Health officials are enforcing the requirements and penalties for wrongdoing include significant fines or forced closures.”
Media release, 24 Aug 2020
Adam Crouch, Member for Terrigal