WA Health is working closely with the Commonwealth and other state and territory governments to respond to an outbreak of a novel coronavirus that has emerged in Wuhan, China.
The risk of transmission in Australia remains low; however, the situation is evolving. Western Australians should remain alert, but not be alarmed.
IF YOU HAVE TRAVELLED OVERSEA’S IN THE LAST 2 WEEKS OR BEEN IN CONTACT WITH A CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASE
(A) and are experiencing symptoms – Please phone the COVID-19 Hotline on 1800 020 080 or attend the COVID Clinic’s located at Royal Perth Hospital,
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Fiona Stanley Hospital from 8am – 8pm.
(B) but is not experiencing symtpoms – Please self-isolate for 2 weeks. (As of Monday 16/03/2020 the Prime Minister has announced that all people returning from international travel must self-isolate for 14 days after the date of return to Australia).
(C) are requiring a “sick note” for your employer but are not unwell, call the practice on 9493 8333 and ask receptionist to organise a note with the regular GP
to state they have been oversea’s without attending the practice.
(D) and are not experiencing symptoms and wish to be consulted about an un-related issue you will be asked to glove and mask up and wait in your car. When the GP is ready to consult, you will be called into the practice.
IF YOU HAVE NOT TRAVELLED OVERSEA’S IN THE LAST 2 WEEKS OR BEEN IN CONTACT WITH A CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASE
(A) but are experiencing flu like symptoms, the practice asks that you glove and mask up (provided at the reception desk) to protect others from the spread.
If you are requiring further information the following link provides such information;