COVID clinic - Joondalup
Who should attend?
People will only be tested if they meet the criteria / case definition for testing.
Currently this includes anyone who has a fever and respiratory symptoms such as shortness of breath, 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 of a confirmed COVID-19 case (provide name of case)
Note. This is the current case definition criteria set by the Department of Health and is subject to variation. Please check Department of Health website at https://healthywa.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/COVID-clinics
Patients who are tested should remain isolated at home, until they receive their test results from PathWest and further medical advice.
People who don’t meet the case definition (as above) will not be tested and asked to self-monitor for symptoms.
Anyone who is unsure about whether they should attend a clinic should call the Coronavirus Hotline for advice on 1800 020 080.
Who should avoid?
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.
When and where
8.00 am to 8.00 pm daily
Joondalup COVID Clinic: Ground floor Joondalup Hospital (Car park P4, Regents Park Road). Enter via outside walkway between Specialist Medical West and back entrance to Physiotherapy Department.
People do not need to enter the hospital to gain access to the Clinic.