Treating WA veterans and their families during the Coronavirus pandemic
Information for health providers on treating veterans during the five-day lockdown in specific regions of Western Australia.
The Western Australian (WA) Government announced that effective from 6pm Sunday, 31 January 2021 until 6pm Friday, 5 February 2021, the Perth metropolitan area and the Peel and South West regions will enter a 5-day lockdown, based on health advice.
During this time health providers in affected regions in WA are encouraged to visit the DVA website for information on treating veterans during COVID-19 — including:
- support services available to veterans during the pandemic, such as:
- mental health
- access to prescriptions and pharmaceuticals
- shopping assistance
- how to claim for telehealth consultations
- the Veterans’ Access Payment for General Practitioners.