Naturaliste Tours is monitoring the ongoing situation and working closely with the relevant authorities.
Safety of our customers and colleagues is our top priority and we are following all the advice and guidance issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Australia’s Department of Health. We are emphasizing the importance of frequent hand washing and good personal hygiene.
Our Operations Team is assessing the likely impact of COVID-19 on our services.
The official advice highlights that the most effective way to avoid contracting the virus is to wash your hands with soap and hot water. Naturaliste Tours is therefore reminding customers and staff of the importance of hygiene such as frequent hand washing. We have hand sanitizer available on the bus.
For further detail please visit https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert .
The Government is not advising tour companies to screen customers as it is not an accurate way of detecting people with the illness.
Staff clean and sanitize the tour bus after every tour, including the wiping down of surfaces.
DFAT are are advising people who have travelled to countries such as China and northern Italy where there have been a considerable number of cases to monitor your health for 14 days after leaving that country. If you develop a fever or cough, seek medical advice urgently and isolate yourself. For more information visit - https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert#travellers-and-visitors .
See the Department of Health website for more information about Coronavirus and advice for travellers https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert