Hygiene protocols for K’gari (Fraser Island)

Category:
Announcement
Applies:
2 December 2021 to 31 January 2022
Published:
2 December 2021 11:24am
ID:
21524

This alert applies to the following park:

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) would like to remind all visitors to K'gari (Fraser Island) to maintain good hygiene practices to prevent the spread of illness.

Queensland Health have provided expert advice on this issue and recommended QPWS advise all campers to maintain high personal hygiene, including washing hands frequently with soap and water, particularly after visiting the toilet, when preparing food and before eating.

Visitors are recommended to:

  • Wash hands often with soap and water, if this isn’t possible use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser before preparing food, eating and after going to the toilet.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with your elbow or a tissue.
  • Ensure your campsite is located away from other tents.
  • Where possible, bring your own portable toilet.
  • Keep your rubbish secure and dispose in bins provided or take home.
  • Stay at home if you or any members of your group are unwell.
  • Keep a personal supply of drinking and washing water during your stay.

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