The COVID-19 pandemic is a significant health issue having an impact right across our community. This page will be regularly updated with relevant information, please check back regularly.

27 May 2021

Translated information on COVID-19 vaccination for in-home care workers and recipients.

Community and in-home aged care workers, and people aged 50 years and over receiving Commonwealth-funded in-home and community aged care, are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination.

A fact sheet explaining how in-home care workers and recipients can get a COVID-19 vaccination is now available in 19 languages.

If you are an in-home and community aged care recipient aged 50 years and over, or are an in-home and community aged care worker you can find out how to book your vaccination here

1 February 2021

On Sunday, 31 January, the WA Premier announced WA is in lockdown from 6pm that day until 6pm Friday, 5 February, following a confirmed case of community transmission in the Perth area.

ECHO has issued an initial update which you can view by clicking this link:

More information will be provided as it comes to hand.

11 November 2020

New updates from Public Health Emergency Operations Centre on WA border restrictions and wastewater testing.

16 October 2020

Video from Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr Nick Coatsworth, discusses school holidays, coronavirus clusters and whether you should get a COVID-19 test for symptoms that may be allergy-related.

14 October 2020

The Australian Government has updated resources for clients and families to access digital and telephone support for mental health during COVID-19.

16 September 2020

The Australian Government has released two COVID-19 fact-sheets relevant for people needing support in their own homes:

11 September 2020

ECHO communication hotline – a new email address for use in emergencies only

The Australian Government has updated resources for clients and families:

3 August 2020

COVID-19 lessons from the UK – what can we learn about this success story?

19 May 2020

It’s ok to have home care – Government factsheet now translated into other languages

12 May 2020

Do you need help installing the Australian Government’s new COVIDsafe app?

8 May 2020

New video from LASA and OPAN

6 May 2020

COVID-19 supplement for home care packages

29 April 2020

Australian Government fact-sheet – COVID-19 information for older Australians – this page is regularly updated with the latest information

COVID-19 information in other languages

Australian Health Department Youtube channel – latest videos on COVID-19

28 April 2020

New COVID-19 helpline for older people

Australian Government fact-sheet – it’s ok to have home care

April 2020

Newsletter – COVID-19 edition

17 March 2020

An important update to our services

8 March 2020

What can you do to stay safe?