AHCWA COVID-19 Comminque
17 June, 2020: COVID-19 Communique 13
10 June, 2020: COVID-19 Communique 12
4 June, 2020: COVID-19 Communique 11
29 May, 2020: COVID-19 Communique 10
14 May, 2020: COVID-19 Communique 8
7 May, 2020: COVID-19 Communique 7
30 April, 2020: COVID-19 Communique 6
23 April, 2020: COVID-19 Communique 5
15 April, 2020: COVID-19 Communique 4
6 April, 2020: COVID-19 Communique 3
30 March, 2020: COVID-19 Communique 2
23 March, 2020: COVID-19 Communique 1
Alerts for 2 June, 2020
Alerts for 11 May, 2020
Alerts for 7 May, 2020
COVID-19 Clinic ONLY Test Results Enquiry Line: 1800 313 223
Alerts for 29 April, 2020
Easing of Restrictions
Premier Mark McGowan and Health Minister Roger Cook announced on the weekend that some of Western Australia's stage 3 restrictions will be relaxed effective Monday, 27 April 2020 to ensure families and friends can stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The changes will mean indoor and outdoor non-work gatherings will be relaxed to enable for up to 10 persons and non-contact recreational activities such as private picnics in the park, fishing, boating, hiking and camping − all in compliance with travel restrictions and the 10-person rule can be undertaken.
Restaurants, cafés, food vans, food courts and road houses remain restricted to takeaway and home delivery and all public playgrounds, skate parks and outdoor gym equipment are to remain closed.
Alerts for 09 April, 2020
COVID-19 Testing Criteria has been expanded in WA
From April 9, the testing criteria will be amended to include anyone:
presenting with a fever (≥38°C)
a history of a fever in the last few days OR
an acute respiratory infection e.g. shortness of breath, cough, sore throat will be tested.
There are now nine COVID clinics open across Western Australia,
with the Broome clinic opening its doors yesterday.
People in regional areas can also get tested at a public hospital, health service or remote health clinic.
Please see below for adjusted Opening Hours of all WA COVID Clinics over the Easter long weekend.
Friday 10 to Monday 13 April, 2020, 10am – 4pm daily:
Royal Perth Hospital – Ground Floor, Ainslie House, 48 Murray Street, Perth
Armadale Health Service – Ground Floor, 3056 Albany Highway Mount Nasura
St John of God Midland Hospital – Yelverton Drive Midland
Fiona Stanley Hospital – Bedbrook Row, north-eastern end of hospital, Murdoch
Rockingham General Hospital – Elanora Drive Cooloongup
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital – C Block, Hospital Avenue, Nedlands
Joondalup Hospital – Car Park P4, Regents Park Road
Bunbury Health Campus – 30m left of the main entrance, Bussell Highway (cnr Robertson Drive), Bunbury
8.30am – 4.00pm daily:
Broome Hospital – Robinson Street, Broome
Alerts for 06 April, 2020
The Western Australia's borders are now closed to travel from interstate.
No one from over east will be allowed entry into Western Australia, UNLESS you are an approved exempt traveller.
An exempt traveller, who will be allowed into our State, must perform one of the following functions:
Transport, freight and logistics
Specialists skills, not available in WA, for industry or business continuity;
National or State security and governance; and
Courts and judicial services;
There will also be exemptions for FIFO workers and their families, however strict 14-day quarantine measures will need to be followed, when they first enter the State.
Further exemptions will also apply on compassionate grounds.
In addition, Western Australians who are already in quarantine for 14 days in the eastern states, will be allowed back to WA if they show no symptoms of COVID-19.
They will need to return to WA within 24 hours of completing their period of quarantine, and then immediately self-quarantine for a further 14 days at their home.
You can find out more about the list of exemptions and the process for obtaining an exemption here
Alerts for 02 April, 2020
Stronger travel restrictions to the Kimberley from midnight tonight:
New Kimberley travel restrictions are being implemented from midnight tonight (Thursday 2nd April) to protect the Kimberley residents. New boundaries in place, in line with the four local government boundaries to stop the movement of people through towns and local government areas. Kimberley residents are being urged to stay within their boundary, and all non-essential travel should be avoided. A nursing team has been sent to Broome Hospital to assist on the ground with the COVID-19 response.