COVID-19 Coronavirus: Chief Health Officer advice

WA Chief Health Officer's advice to the WA Government on COVID-19

This page contains the Chief Health Officer's advice (CHO) to the Premier outlining the latest expert health advice on COVID-19.

Revocation of State of Emergency - 26 October 2022
(PDF 153KB)

Updated isolation, close contact and public health and social measures requirements - 2 September 2022
PDF (138KB)

Mandatory vaccination of workers and proof of vaccination directions - 27 May 2022
PDF (157KB)

Vaccination and quarantine requirements for international travellers - 12 May 2022
PDF (105KB)

Updated public health and social measures, border and vaccination requirements - 21 April 2022
PDF (182KB)

Updated close contact definitions and public health and social measures - 13 April 2022
PDF (162KB)

Changes to public health and social measures - 24 March 2022
PDF (283KB)

Transitioning to very high caseload settings - 8 March 2022
PDF (149KB)

Transition to Level 2 public health and social measures - 28 February 2022
PDF (375KB)

Advice on liquor stores and bottle shops - 22 February 2022
PDF (104KB)

Controlled border arrangements - 18 February 2022
PDF (150KB)

Transition to level 1 public health and social measures - 18 February 2022
PDF (126KB)

Testing for Close Contacts - 17 February 2022
PDF (128KB)

Controlled Border Transition Arrangements for International Students - 14 February 2022
PDF(140KB)

Transitioning to a high caseload setting – 6 February 2022
PDF (154KB)

Controlled Border Transition Arrangements – 19 January 2022
PDF (147KB)

Proof of Vaccination Requirements - 15 January 2022
PDF (115KB)

Updated advice: Reduction in restrictions in response to COVID-19 risk in Perth and Peel regions - 7 January 2022
PDF (52KB)

Hotel Quarantine Arrangements - Release of travellers at day 12 with two days in self quarantine - 6 January 2022
PDF (151KB)

Updated advice: Restrictions in response to COVID-19 risk in Perth and Peel Regions - 3 January 2022
PDF (142KB)

Controlled border arrangements – Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory to move to ‘extreme’ jurisdictions - 6 January 22
PDF (125KB)

Controlled border arrangements – Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory to move to ‘high risk’ jurisdictions - 1 January 22
PDF (127KB)

Controlled border arrangements - South Australia and Queensland - 30 December 21
PDF (242KB)

Updated advice: Restrictions in response to Perth outbreak - 27 December 21
PDF (100KB)

Updated advice: Restrictions in response to Perth outbreak - 24 December 21
PDF (114KB)

Controlled border arrangements - Queensland and South Australia - 24 December 21
PDF (97KB)

Implementation of restrictions in response to a community case of COVID-19 - 23 December 
PDF (139KB)

Mandatory vaccination of critical workers - booster vaccines - 21 December 21
PDF (139KB)

Controlled Border Arrangements - Tasmania and Northern Territory - 22 December 21
PDF (114KB)

Controlled Border Arrangements - Queensland and Tasmania - 17 December 21
PDF (126KB)

Controlled Border Arrangements - New South Wales - 15 December 21
PDF (126KB)

Controlled border arrangements - 13 December 2021
PDF (110KB)

Controlled border arrangements - Queensland - 11 December 2021
PDF (110KB)

Controlled border arrangements - South Australia - 2 December 2021
PDF (143KB)

Controlled border arrangements - South Australia - 27 November 2021
PDF (141KB)

Controlled border transition arrangements - 4 November 2021
PDF (156KB)

Controlled border arrangements - New South Wales - 2 November 2021
PDF(140KB)

Controlled border arrangements - 21 October 2021
PDF (106KB)

Mandatory vaccination of critical workers in WA - 22 October 2021
PDF (188 KB)

  • Attachment 1 - Mandate summary - 25 October 2021 (an updated version of this infographic is available)
    PDF (131KB)

Mandatory vaccination of essential and high-risk workers in WA - 19 October 2021
PDF (196KB)

  • Attachment 1 - Mandate summary - 19 October 2021 (an updated version of this infographic is available)
    PDF (131KB)

Mandatory vaccination of health staff - 8 October 2021
PDF (110KB)

Mandatory vaccination for school leavers event - 5 October 2021
PDF (143KB)

Mandatory vaccination for the resources industry - 5 October 2021
PDF (184KB)

Controlled border - Victoria - 22 September 2021
PDF (108KB)

Access to Pfizer vaccination for people greater than 60 years of age - 13 September 2021
PDF (99KB)

Mandatory vaccination of health staff - 1 September 2021
PDF (61KB)

Controlled border - Victoria - 31 August 2021
PDF (152KB)

Controlled border - New South Wales - 20 August 2021
PDF (141KB)

Controlled border - New Zealand - 18 August 2021
PDF (145KB)

Western Australia's controlled border arrangement - 16 August 2021
PDF (215KB)

Controlled border - Australian Capital Territory - 13 August 2021
PDF (109KB)

Controlled border - South Australia - 5 August 2021
PDF (125KB)

Controlled border controls - South Australia - 22 July 2021
PDF (134KB)

Controlled border - South Australia - 20 July 2021
PDF (123KB)

Controlled Border Controls - Victoria - 16 July 2021
PDF (106KB)

Border Restrictions - Victoria - 14 July 2021
PDF (105KB)

Relaxation of Perth-Peel region restrictions - 9 July 2021
PDF (98KB)

Easing of border controls - Northern Territory - 8 July 2021
PDF (123KB)

Relaxation of Perth-Peel region restrictions - 5 July 2021
PDF (122KB)

Clarification of whether indoor classes are allowed - 2 July 2021
PDF (187KB)

Relaxation of lockdown restrictions - 2 July 2021
PDF (137KB)

Implementation of restrictions - 29 June 2021
PDF (113KB)

Implementation of restrictions - 27 June 2021
PDF (134KB)

Controlled border controls - New South Wales - 23 June 2021
PDF (84KB).

Introduction of Phase 5 in Western Australia - 18 June 2021
PDF (104KB)

Easing of Controlled Borders - Victoria - 11 June 2021
PDF (103KB)

Controlled border controls - Victoria - 27 May 2021
PDF (61KB)

Controlled border controls in Western Australia - 25 May 21
PDF (116KB)

Easing of restrictions - 12 May 21
PDF (102KB)

Review of quarantine hotels - 5 May 21
PDF (140KB)

Easing of restrictions - 6 May 21
PDF (110KB)

  • Attachment 1 - Easing restrictions - Next steps - 6 May 2021
    PDF (84KB)

Easing of restrictions - 2 May 21
PDF (56KB).

Easing of restrictions - 29 Apr 21
PDF (56KB)

  • Attachment 1 - Further easing restrictions
    PDF (112KB)

Movement of hotel guests in rooms surrounding COVID-19 cases - 29 April 21
PDF (112KB)

Relaxation of restrictions - 26 Apr 21
PDF (112KB)

  • Attachment 1- Easing restrictions - Next steps - 26 April 2021
    PDF (85KB)

Ventilation review of quarantine hotels - 16 Apr 21
PDF (114KB)

Easing of controlled border controls in Western Australia - New Zealand - 8 Apr 21
PDF (139KB)

Introduction of Phase 4C in Western Australia - 7 Apr 21
PDF (113KB)

Controlled border controls in Western Australia - 7 Apr 21
PDF (165KB)

Controlled border controls in Western Australia - 29 Mar 21
PDF (67KB)

Introduction of Phase 4B in Western Australia - 1 Mar 21
PDF (101KB)

Easing of border controls in Western Australia - Victoria - 28 Feb 21
PDF (123KB)

Relaxation of restrictions - 11 Feb 21
PDF (97KB)

Interstate Borders Amendment - 10 Feb 21
PDF (128 KB)

Outbreak response - next steps - 4 Feb 21
PDF (25 KB)

Relaxation of 5 day lockdown restrictions - 4 Feb 21
PDF (115 KB)

Interstate Borders Amendment - 4 Feb 21
PDF (127 KB)

Interstate Borders Amendment - 3 Feb 21
PDF (105 KB)

Health advice letter - 29 Jan 21 (second)
PDF (128KB)

Health advice letter - 29 Jan 21 (first)
PDF (128KB)

Health advice letter - 28 Jan 21
PDF (140KB)

Health advice letter - 21 Jan 21
PDF (134KB)

Health advice letter - 15 Jan 21
PDF (118KB)

Health advice letter - 08 Jan 21
PDF (103.32KB)

Health advice letter - 31 Dec 20
PDF (95.22KB)

Health advice letter - 24 Dec 20
PDF (75.46KB)

Health advice letter - 22 Dec 20
PDF (104.88KB)

Health advice letter - 19 Dec 20
PDF (93.09KB)

Health advice letter - 17 Dec 20
PDF (98.81KB)

Health advice letter - 07 Dec 20
PDF (118.58KB)

Page reviewed 31 October 2022