COVID-19 information for health professionals

Notification of COVID-19

‘Human coronavirus with pandemic potential’ was declared an urgently notifiable disease under Part 9 of the Public Health Act 2016. This includes notification of confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19). For more information go to our notifiable infectious diseases page

Furloughing of healthcare staff

View the Furloughing of healthcare staff (PDF 406KB).

Clinician alerts

All clinicians

Regional

Clinician alerts - archive

View the previous clinician alerts.

Clinical guidelines

Up-to-date clinical guidelines for GPs, hospitals and health professionals.

Infection prevention and control

Hospitals

Pharmaceutical

Position statements

The following recommendations and/or position statements have been endorsed by the WA Department of Health

Mental health

Palliative care

HealthPathways

HealthPathways (external site) includes the latest information for COVID-19 patient assessment and management.

COVID-19 Medicines

Governance documents

Molnupiravir (Lagevrio®)

Nirmatrelvir + ritonavir (Paxlovid®)

Remdesivir (Veklury®)

Sotrovimab (Xevudy®)

Tixagevimab + cilgavimab (Evusheld®) – For Pre-exposure prophylaxis

Patient information sheets

Infection prevention and control and PPE

Infection Prevention and Control Advisory Group (IPCAG) – Terms of Reference (PDF 182KB)

Hospitals and healthcare settings

Non-healthcare settings

Resources

Transition policies and resources

Policies and resources that assist the Western Australian (WA) health system in responding to the anticipated surge in COVID-19 community transmission and continue to provide excellent care to our community.

More information

Vaccination program

Latest advice and updates on the COVID-19 vaccination program including:

  • WA Health response
  • Vaccination information for health providers
  • Safety of COVID-19 vaccines
  • Vaccination clinic signage
  • Subscribe to vaccine updates

More information

Last reviewed: 17-06-2022