Coronavirus COVID-19

For all matters relating to COVID-19 Local Governments are taking advice from the WA Department of Health who are the lead agency in the State.

The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes adopted a COVID-19 Financial Hardship Policy at its May 2020 Council Meeting. The policy can be viewed here. The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes has established a 'COVID-19 Response Group' to help develop our response and contingency plan for the potential up-scaling/intensification of COVID-19. This group meets as required and receives information from various State Government agencies as it comes to hand.

Official COVID-19 Resources

Department of Health (HealthyWA)

  • Locations visited by confirmed COVID-19 cases (click here)

    The information provided on this page should not replace advice given directly to an individual by the Department of Health’s contact tracing team.
    The Department of Health is contacting all confirmed cases to identify and inform close contacts. As part of the contact tracing process, contact tracers speak to positive cases and determine where they have been in the days they are possibly infectious.

  • COVID testing clinics (click here)

    Testing is available at COVID clinics, regional public hospitals and health services, remote health clinics (where COVID clinics are not available) and, private pathology centres. PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA is the State approved pathology provider at all public clinics.

    Where to get tested for COVID-19 in our Shire
    Bridgetown Hospital (08) 9782 1222
    28 Peninsula Road, Bridgetown
    Please note: bookings for COVID-19 tests are required and is only for those who are experiencing symptoms of COVID or have been to an exposure site. Call the Bridgetown Hospital on 9782 1222 to book a test.

  • WA COVID Care at Home (click here)

    WA COVID Care at Home delivers home monitoring care for COVID-positive people who require it due to having risk factors which put them at greater risk of requiring hospitalisation. WA COVID Care at Home will enrol patients based on risk factors such as age, severity of symptoms, medical history and social factors.
    This is a free service. You will need to register for the service.

  • Rapid antigen test (RAT) (click here)

    RAT kits are available for purchase from supermarkets, pharmacies and other selected suppliers. Every WA household is eligible for five free RATs. To register for your free tests visit (external site). People who cannot register online or need assistance can contact 13 COVID (13 26843) to place their order.
    If you need this information provided to you in another language, please contact 13 COVID (13 26843), where you can access an interpreter.

  • Symptom checker (click here)

    In just a few clicks, healthdirect’s symptom checker provides professional health advice about the most appropriate response to medical concerns for you and your family. The symptom checker has been developed in consultation with general practitioners and medical specialists to provide safe, relevant and accurate information to Australians.
    If you think you have a medical emergency, call triple zero (000).

Community Response Plan

To view the Shire's COVID-19 Community Response Plan, please click the links below:

Community Address Videos

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