THIS LIST IS NOT A COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF EVERY BUSINESS IN BLACKHEATH, JUST THE MORE ESSENTIAL ONES (The Big Fix will be distributing a more comprehensive list shortly). INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DEPENDING ON THE CURRENT VIRUS GUIDELINES.
PLEASE CALL BUSINESSES AHEAD OF TIME TO CHECK ON INFORMATION FIRST.
LIST ACCURATE MARCH 25 2020.
Family Friendly Grocer
Cash only for delivery
Delivery available. Payment over the phone by card will now be considered
Cash (exact amount only) & card accepted
Delivery restrictions may apply, depending on size of order, & whether medications required are prescriptions or over the counter.
Fruit & Vegetables, ready-made food.
4787 7108 or 0414 186 942
Delivery available, and will pick up medicines for people too.
Delivery is coordinated with The Family Friendly Grocer orders.
Covid 19 patients, or suspected, should not visit surgery. Tele-consultation by arrangement. Phone for information before arrival
Takeaway available Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 5.30pm. Delivery being considered, please call to check.
Blackheath General Store
0410 062 705
Ready-made meals available for delivery. Vegan & vegetarian options available. Specialise in nutritious healthy food. Can do meal plans. Place order in AM for PM delivery.
Delivery $5 charge. Cash on delivery
Closed except for deliveries. Drivers have been trained in virus protocols. Contactless delivery and payment. Online menu at: https://lunchtime.com.au/Pizza-Delish/Blackheath/menu/
Will deliver ($8) when spending over $35. Order online at: https://www.menulog.com.au/restaurants-thai-silk/menu
Newspapers delivered daily. Other items can be delivered at owner’s discretion.
Online delivery available to vulnerable people only via an application process online. woolworths.com.au
Online delivery available to vulnerable people only via an application process online. coles.com.au
Family First Credit Union
1300 369 900
Provides customers with over-the-phone support, including paying bills, account management etc. Can organize 3rd party collection of cash.
Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre
No Interest Loans over the phone. Tech support over the phone. Help for older people in the community with shopping, phone calls to isolated people, & more as this situation develops.
BANC Community Access
Disability services & support
NDIS supports for community members with a disability. Strict hygiene and distancing practices adhered to.
Out of School Hours childcare
0438 099 006
Cash or card, online payments, childcare rebate available
Childcare available whilst schools are still operational. Vacation care and before and after school care. If situation develops and schools close, child care may still be available to health services personnel and other essential service personnel.
This Little Piggy Deli
0466 261 076
Delivery of deli goods and ready-made meals available.
Free Pickup & drop-off. Hospital grade disinfection service. Please call first if any experiencing any health issues.
Considering delivery, please call to check.
Ho’s Palace Chinese
Delivery and takeaway available.
Victory Theatre Café
Open for takeaway only. No delivery
Fish & Chip shop.
Takeaway, call ahead & order, paywave on pick up.
Bake House on Wentworth
Takeaway. May consider delivery.
Food is takeaway anyway. No delivery.
Deli & Café’
Takeaway food available, call ahead & order.
Takeaway & delivery available. Strict hygiene and social distancing practicing in place.
Pub & Bistro
Drive-through lunch and dinner take away pick-ups available. Call and order. Bottle shop open.
Takeaway now available.
Strict hygiene practices, trading as normal except for no cleaning inside of cars. Disinfects cars before and after service and repairs.
Steve’s Auto Barn
Strict hygiene practices, trading as normal. Disinfects cars before and after service and repairs.
Thrive Nutrition and Dietetics
0422 496 511
Dietitian and nutritionist in Blackheath. Uses Zoom, FaceTime, Skype or invisibly face to face.
Blackheath Post Office
Social distancing, only 4 customers allowed in store, strict hygiene practices, changes to parcel pick-up signing processes.
Utilises eco-friendly disposable cups and utensils to maximise health and hygiene.
Social distancing measures in place. Strict hygiene practices. Call before presenting to clinic.
Bogbean Health Foods
Health food shop
Delivery available. Call to order.
All children’s items are free. Low cost clothing, furniture, homewares etc. Delivery available. Free food on occasion.
Card payments available over phone.
Usually does restaurant wood, but is now supplying household warming type wood as well.
Blue Gum Montessori Preschool
Open for services and if preschools get shut down they will be offering home school preschool services.
Payments available over phone.
Still open. Buy veggie seeds etc for self-sustainability. Practising strict hygiene and social distancing practices. Delivery available.
Andrew Clarke Chimney Sweeping
0447 871 583
Payment available via online invoicing
Strict hygiene and social distancing practises in place. Equipment cleaned between each job.
General maintenance and plumbing
Water, gas, sewer, roofing, rainwater tanks, bathroom remodelling, disconnect and reconnect electrical.
Blackheath Medical Centre (BMC)
BMC are deterring anyone diagnosed or possibly infected with Covid-19 from attending the surgery.
If you need to be tested, contact BMC by phone & they will direct you, probably to specialist a clinic at Katoomba hospital.
If you are infected & in home isolation, BMC provides a phone conferencing service with a GP which is bulk-billed. To qualify you must be in one of the following categories:
• Over 69 years,
• Over 49 years if ATSI,
• Parent of a child under 12 months old,
• Have a chronic health condition,
For those in isolation, BMC can arrange scripts to be sent to Dash’s pharmacy for home delivery. Flu vaccinations are recommended, & available from mid-April.
Masks & gloves are in short supply & BMC only has sufficient for internal use. Advise to arrange your own supply.