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COVID-19 testing criteria further expanded in Western Australia

Coronavirus testing for anyone in Western Australia showing signs of a fever OR acute respiratory infection Expansion of criteria to assist in tracking individual cases and community transmission Metropolitan COVID clinics to...[more]


Second regional COVID clinic joins fight against coronavirus

COVID clinic to open on Wednesday at Broome Hospital to reduce the spread of COVID-19 Clinic staff will test for COVID-19 in line with the expanded testing criteria for the Kimberley A dedicated COVID clinic will open at...[more]


Geraldton Hospital prepared for COVID-19 following maternity services transfer

Geraldton Hospital is expanding capacity as part of its preparedness to respond to COVID-19 by transferring maternity services to St John of God Hospital Geraldton from Monday 6 April 2020. The transfer comes at no charge to...[more]


Kimberley COVID-19 update

The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) has taken immediate action to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the Kimberley and ensure service continuity following the announcement of 12 confirmed cases in the region – including six WACHS...[more]


Changes to patient visiting during COVID-19

Please help us to keep our patients safe: Visiting hours have changed. The new visiting hours are:  10.00am-11.00am 7.00pm-8.00pm Visitors are limited to a maximum of TWO adults at all times. Only ONE adult visitor per...[more]


Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): What you need to know

Current situation The best thing you can do is stay up-to-date by checking: Healthy WA’s Coronavirus page Department of Health WA’s website Calling the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080 with any concerns or...[more]


Accessing health services during tropical cyclone Damien

The WA Country Health Service has confirmed the appropriate procedures are in place at Karratha Health Campus to see service delivery continue throughout tropical cyclone Damien.   Given the facility is located within one of the...[more]

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