COVID-19


PathWest are no longer collecting specimens for COVID-19 

Who will be tested 

People will only be tested if they have fever and/or respiratory symptoms such as cough or sore throat AND documented evidence of:

  • overseas travel in the last 14 days (provide boarding pass or flight booking or airline bag tag with name and date of travel) OR
  • close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case (provide name of case).

Patients who are tested should remain isolated at home, until they receive their test results and further medical advice.

Who should avoid the COVID clinics

  • Do not attend unless you have symptoms AND meet the above criteria, including documented evidence.
  • People presenting at COVID clinics may be infectious.
  • People who don’t have symptoms and evidence will be turned away and asked to
  • self-monitor for symptoms.

Where can I be tested 

8am to 8pm daily:

  • Royal Perth Hospital - Ground Floor, Ainslie House, 48 Murray Street, Perth
  • Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital - C Block, Hospital Avenue, Nedlands
  • Fiona Stanley Hospital - Bedbrook Row, north-eastern end of hospital, Murdoch

Patients in regional areas with documented evidence should go to a public hospital, health service or remote health clinic.

Information for the community 

Read information for the community about COVID-19 (HealthyWA)

Read simple steps to protect yourself from viruses (HealthyWA)

Watch short videos about COVID-19 

Visit the WA Health YouTube channel (external link) to watch a series of short videos covering common questions about COVID-19

Information for health professionals, employers and industries 

Visit the Department of Health (external site) for information for health professionals, aged care, travel and tourism, employers and other industries, including daily snapshots.