COVID clinics

Any person (including children) will be eligible for testing if they meet any of the following criteria:

  • presenting with a fever (≥37.5°C) OR
  • a recent history of a fever (e.g. night sweats, chills) OR
  • an acute respiratory infection e.g. shortness of breath, cough, sore throat OR
  • acute loss of smell or taste.

People who have been in New South Wales or Victoria within 14 days of arriving into WA (and are not in a State managed centre/hotel) must present for testing within 48 hours of arriving in WA as well as on day 11.

This testing can occur at WA government COVID clinics, or at one of the listed WA regional hospitals (Albany, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Port Hedland).

When and where

Perth metropolitan

Clinic Location Weekday hours Weekend hours
Rockingham General
Hospital
Elanora Drive
Cooloongup
10.00 am to 6.00 pm 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Fiona Stanley Hospital Bedbrook Row,
north-eastern end of hospital,
Murdoch
10.00 am to 6.00 pm 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Joondalup Hospital Car Park P4,
Regents Park Road
10.00 am to 6.00 pm 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Sir Charles Gairdner
Hospital
C Block, Hospital Avenue,
Nedlands
10.00 am to 6.00 pm
10.00 am to 6.00 pm
St John of God Midland Hospital Yelverton Drive Midland 8.00 am to 6.00 pm
10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Royal Perth Hospital Ground Floor, Ainslie House,
48 Murray Street, Perth

Map (external site)
8.00 am to 6.00 pm 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Armadale Health Service Ground Floor, 3056
Albany Highway
Mount Nasura
8.00 am to 6.00 pm 10.00 am to 6.00 pm

Regional

Patients in regional areas should go to a public hospital, health service or remote health clinic. No appointment necessary.

Clinic Location Weekday hours Weekend hours
Broome Hospital Clinic relocated to the corner of Anne
and Robinson streets, Broome
8.30 am to 4.00 pm 8.30 am to 4.00 pm
Bunbury Health Campus 30m left of the main entrance,
Bussell Highway (cnr Robertson Drive)
10.00 am to 4.00 pm 10.00 am to 4.00 pm

People seeking testing in regional areas, where there isn’t a COVID clinic should go to a public hospital, health service or remote health clinic. Make sure you phone ahead to advise of your symptoms.

GP respiratory clinics

The Australian Government is establishing GP respiratory clinics around the country to clinically assess test and diagnose people with mild to moderate respiratory conditions including COVID-19 symptoms (a fever, cough, shortness of breath, a sore throat and/or tiredness).

Patients with any COVID-19 symptoms are strongly encouraged to make an appointment to attend the clinic. Clinic bookings are ONLY for symptomatic patients.

For more information and to find a clinic in WA, visit the GP respiratory clinic (external site) page.

Private pathology collection centres

A GP referral is required for COVID-19 testing at the following private centres.

Western Diagnostic Pathology Collection Centres - appointment required

You MUST bring a pathology request form signed by your doctor and your Medicare card.To make an appointment please call (08) 9317 0826 or visit the Western Diagnostic Pathology website (external site).

  • Albany – 87-89 Albany Highway
    Mon-Fri 1.00pm – 5.00pm, Sat and Sun closed
  • Duncraig – 60 Arnisdale Road
    Mon-Fri 8.00am – 4.30pm, Sat 8.00am – 11.30am, Sun closed
  • Myaree – 9 Hayden Court
    Mon/Wed/Fri 1.00pm – 2.00pm, Tues/Thurs 9.00am  – 10.00am Sat and Sun closed
  • Rockingham – 11 Council Avenue
    Mon-Fri 2.00pm – 5.00pm, Sat 8.00am – 12.00am, Sun closed

Western Diagnostic drive through COVID collections - no appointment required

You MUST bring a pathology request form signed by your doctor and your Medicare card. Please wait in your vehicle, do not get out at any time. Please follow instructions at the site.

  • Forrestdale - Corner of Ranford and Armadale Road
    Mon-Fri 8.00am – 4.00pm, Sat: 8.00am to 12.00pm
  • Joondalup - Neil Hawkins Car Park, 200 Boas Ave
    Mon-Fri 8.00am – 4.00pm, Sat: 8.00am to 12.00pm
  • Mandurah - Peel Health Campus, 110 Lakes Rd
    Mon-Fri 8.00am – 4.00pm, Sat 8.00am – 12.00pm
  • Midland - 5 Stafford Street
    Mon-Fri 8.00am – 4.00pm, Sat: 8.00am to 12.00pm
  • Mount Hawthorn - 391 Oxford St
    Mon-Fri 8.00am – 4.00pm, Sat-Sun: 8.00am to 12.00pm
  • Myaree - 5 Playle Street
    Mon-Fri 8.00am – 4.00pm, Sat: 8.00am to 12.00pm

Australian Clinical Labs - no appointment required

You MUST bring a pathology request form signed by your doctor and your Medicare card. Visit Australian Clinical Labs (external site) for further information on how to book an appointment.

  • Forrest Lakes – 36 Murdoch Road, Thornlie
    Mon-Fri 8.00am - 4.00pm and Sat 8.30am - 12.00pm
  • Mandurah – Unit 2G, 11B Smart Street, Mandurah
    Mon-Fri 8.00am - 12.00pm; 12.30pm - 3.30pm and Sat 8.00am - 12.00pm
  • Ocean Reef – Unit 2, 4 Prendiville Ave, Ocean Reef
    Mon-Sat 8.00am – 12.00pm
  • Subiaco – Unit 4, 400 Barker Road, Subiaco
    Mon-Sat 8.00am - 12.00pm

Clinipath Collection Centres - no appointment required

You MUST bring a pathology request form signed by your doctor and your Medicare card.

  • Cloverdale – Unit 2 321 Abernethy Rd
    Mon-Fri 8.00am - 12.30pm; 1.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Fremantle – 201 High St (parking at rear)
    Mon-Fri 8.00am - 4.00pm
  • Joondalup – 5 Regents Park
    Mon-Fri: 8.00am - 12.30pm; 1.00pm - 4.00pm
  • West Leederville – Unit 1A, 2 McCourt St (parking under building)
    Mon-Fri: 8.00am - 12.30pm; 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Clinipath drive through COVID collections - appointment required

You MUST bring a pathology request form signed by your doctor and your Medicare card.

To make an appointment call 9371 4210 and provide your mobile number, vehicle registration and make. On your appointment day arrive 5 minutes prior (please no earlier), wait in your car. A pathology collector will call your mobile and provide parking instructions.

  • Bunbury – 207 Spencer Street (enter from Constitution St, at rear of the car park)
    Mon-Fri 8:00am to 4:00pm
  • Busselton – 32A Cook Street
    Mon-Fri 8:00am to 4:00pm
  • Osborne Park – 310 Selby St North
    Mon-Fri 8.00am to 4.00pm

More information

Read the COVID-19 clinics – frequently asked questions (PDF 278KB).

Last reviewed: 07-08-2020
Coronavirus information helplines: 13 COVID (13 268 43). Interstate callers: 1800 595 206. International callers: +61 8 9118 3100.