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

COVID-19 Phase 3 Restrictions

Alerts for 11 May, 2020

COVID-19 coronavirus: WA Roadmap

Alerts for 7 May, 2020

COVIDSafe: New app

Maintaining regular contact with your GP

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:

  • Health services 

  • Emergency services

  • 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.

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