COVID-19 Information PageIMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19
We require that you DO NOT ATTEND a clinic appointment at our rooms or present to hospital for any procedures if you:
- have arrived from overseas or interstate or a COVID hotspot in the past 14 days,
- have any flu like symptoms including a fever or cough, runny nose, loss of smell or taste
- have been in contact with someone with a confirmed COVID infection,
- have been placed in quarantine/self-isolation
Instead please phone our staff for advice or call the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.
All patients attending the our Wexford rooms are required to wear a face mask and check in using the ServiceWA/SafeWA app or manually register.
You must NOT attend the rooms if you have symptoms of COVID including any flu or cold like symptoms including a runny nose, fever or have experienced a loss of smell and taste, have had a recent positive COVID test or have been instructed to be in self-isolation or quarantine. Instead please contact us for advice.
We also offer appointments by telephone or telehealth as an alternative.
For emergencies please present directly to an Emergency Department or for other urgent matters during business hours contact us for advice.
If you have a confirmed case of COVID-19, it is recommend you do not have elective surgery unless postponing the procedure creates a greater risk to your life.
Your procedure will be delayed until you’re no longer infectious and you have recovered from COVID-19. This applies to people who were asymptomatic (no symptoms) or symptomatic.
Recommend surgery times:
Minor surgery : 4 weeks post the date of COVID diagnosis
Major Surgery: 7 weeks post the date of COVID diagnosis
Hospital Protocols - SJOG Murdoch hospital COVID information
Patients may be required to be tested upon presentation at a St John of God Health Care site.
Visitors may be asked to provide proof of vaccination and produce a negative RAT result from the day of arrival.
For enquiries you can still contact us on our usual number (08) 6189 2500. Due to higher than usual call volumes, if you are unable to get through please leave a message and/or send us an email and our staff will be in touch as soon as possible.