A case of COVID-19 has this afternoon been confirmed in the Lismore area.
Investigations into the source of the case are continuing.
Known contacts of the case are being contacted to get tested immediately and self-isolate.
The person attended a school in Goonellabah on Monday, 13 September.
NNSWLHD is working with the NSW Department of Education to advise parents and pupils, and the school will be closed from tomorrow, Thursday, 16 September.
Anyone with even the mildest of symptoms of COVID-19 is urged to get tested and self-isolate until a negative test result is received.
A full list of testing clinics can be found at: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/health-and-wellbeing/clinics