COVID-19 | Stay Informed -
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Stay informed on the latest COVID-19 information, updates and resources sourced from Western Australia’s government agencies.
For daily updates visit: www.wa.gov.au
Please remember to stay calm and do not panic. Check in on those that are more vulnerable and give them a helping hand. if we all do the right thing, we will significantly reduce the risk of spreading the virus further.
A State Government enquiries hotline to keep the community informed about COVID-19 coronavirus has been launched. By dialling 13 COVID or 132 68 43, Western Australians will have access to the latest information regarding the impact of the virus in WA. 7 days a week 7am - 10pm
About COVID - 19 (Coronavirus)
Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).
Coronavirus disease (COVID - 19) is a new strain that was discovered in 2019 and has not been previously identified in humans.
The Coronavirus is transmitted between animals and people. Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death.
Standard recommendations to prevent infection spread include regular hand washing, covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing, thoroughly cooking meat and eggs. Avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing.
Useful links for information
Visit the links below for daily accurate information regarding the current out break of COVID - 19.
Latest Updates - COVID-19
My Healthy Wheatbelt
Supporting Businesses to Retain Jobs
World Health Organisation
Australian Department of Health
Australian Department of Health Articles
Australian Health and Council of WA
COVID-19 and Sporting Activity
National Coronavirus Helpline
For information on the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), call the Australian Government's National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080. This help line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
If you have ANY of these symptoms:
- Sore throat
- Shortness of breath
- Travelled internationally
- Have been in contact with someone diagnosed with or suspected of having Coronavirus
Narembeen Hospital: 9064 6222
Narembeen Medical Centre: 9064 7145
You will be asked some questions and provided information on what to do next.
This will help protect the health and safety of you and others.
Do you need help?
eFriend Virtual Peer Support: https://efriend.org.au/
eFriend Virtual Peer Support connects you to a community of trained, specialist eFriend Peers via video or audio call.
The service is free and for anyone in need over the age of 18 years.
eFriend Peer Support Workers are trained in:
- Intentional Peer Support
- ASIST (Suicide Prevention)
- Trauma Informed Care
- Open Dialogue, and;
- Safe Storytelling
The peer support is offered across many domains including isolation, chronic physical, psychosocial or behavioural health conditions, grief, unemployment, those on a NDIS plan, trauma and limited mobility.
Click here for the Media Release and link to YouTube promotional video
Click here for links to FAQ's
Think Mental Health
Life Mind Australia
Get creative at home!
Regional Arts WA
Ways you can help
We cannot be complacent and need everyone in WA to stay the course. This will give us the best chance of protecting every Western Australian. At this time the best way we can do this is by abiding by the recommendations of the Government to prevent another wave of COVID-19.