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This section has been developed to keep you informed and up to date on the latest news about COVID-19. The following links may be useful:
COVID-19 Coronavirus: Western Australian specific.
Western Australian Government
This page provides the latest information and advice on the COVID-19 coronavirus for the community and businesses in Western Australia. It includes the latest updates, the WA Roadmap to ease COVID-19 restrictions, community advice, health professionals advice and advice in other languages. WA Health also provides extensive information here.
Coronavirus Health Alert.
Australian Government Department of Health.
The Department of Health are monitoring the outbreak and are provide updates as they become available. On this page, you will find the latest official medical advice and case numbers, and information on how to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Australia, what to do if you have symptoms and more.
Coronavirus Information Hub.
Australian Federation of Aids Organisations
This page provides up to date and concise local and international information on the impact of COVID-19 on AFAO’s members and communities, such as people living with HIV, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and Trans, Gender Diverse and Non-Binary People.
Taskforce on BBVs, Sexual Health and COVID-19.
Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine
The task force is designed to provide a timely opportunity for the BBV and sexual health sectors to discuss the scientific, clinical, BBV and sexual health service delivery and social implications of COVID-19, and provides consistent and evidence-based messaging to the health workforce, sector partners and community. You will find various outputs of the taskforce, information about its structure and membership and links to ASHM and external resources in the context of COVID-19. Bulletins from the Taskforce are issued weekly on Thursdays, as well as urgent updates when deemed relevant to the sector. Click here to view the bulletins.
Coronavirus Factsheet for People with Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.
The factsheet contains information on COVID-19 for people affected by viral hepatitis, including information about how to reduce the likelihood of infection. The key message is to be vigilant and use basic measures to protect yourself against COVID-19.
Sex & COVID-19.
A resource advising how to navigate sex safely while limiting the risk of COVID-19 transmission. More information is available here from the WA AIDS Council.
COVID-19 Resource Hub for Sex Workers.
Sex Work; Education, Advocacy & Rights Western Australia (SWEAR WA)
SWEAR WA has created this Resource Hub to help Australian sex workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. This Hub is updated regularly. The Hub includes Directions & Restrictions during Covid-19 affecting sex workers, with state-by-state information.