DETECT Voluntary COVID-19 Testing

Friday 29 May 2020

This week saw the launch of DETECT, a State Government strategy of voluntary COVID-19 testing across identified groups of workers, including health workers, to better understand the transmission of the virus. 

The snapshot study runs from Thursday May 28 to Wednesday June 10, 2020.

For the purposes of the study health worker includes: WA Health staff, employees in private hospitals, residential aged care facilities, general practices, pharmacies, the disability sector, or any worker employed by an organisation delivering health services.

Testing facilities can be found at: or by calling 13 COVID (13 26843).

Further information about the program can be found by opening the links and documents below: 

DETECT Fact Sheet

Press Release


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