Novel Coronavirus - Information for Clinicians


Please note, we cannot accept patients with suspected Novel Coronavirus at our collection centres.


Coronavirus testing in WA is only performed by the State Reference Laboratory (PathWest) at the direction of the WA Health Communicable Disease Control Directorate.  


All suspected cases or contacts must be discussed with the WA Department of Health BEFORE any collection of specimens or testing is considered. Please call your local public health unit and speak to the Public Health Physician.


Metro                        9222 8588             Kimberley   9194 1630                South West                   9781 2350

Goldfields               9080 8200             Midwest      9956 1985                Wheatbelt                      9690 1720

Great Southern    9842 7500             Pilbara          9174 1660                After Hours / OnCall  9328 0553


The latest links to WA Health Department information is available by clicking here.

Last Updated : 31/01/2020