Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

News / 5 July 2021

At Intelife the well-being of our customers, staff and community is of the utmost importance. Therefore, we are taking preventative measures regarding the outbreak of novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19.

A coronavirus is a type of virus which is common across the world. COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) is a new strain of coronavirus first identified in China in December 2019 that has now spread internationally.

We are following the government guidelines on the coronavirus and have put in restrictions and controls that are recommended by government bodies.  These restrictions and controls apply to all staff, participants, customers, subcontractors and visitors associated with Intelife.

Recent announcements

Further to the announcement today (5 July 2021) that there have been no new cases of COVID-19 overnight, restrictions will reduce further from midnight tonight. Intelife are pleased to announce that we will be able to provide all services, including group supports, however, mask must continue to be worn where possible on supports, in vehicles, when delivering services and when in Intelife offices.
Details of the interim restrictions that remain in place can be found here.
Please get tested if you are displaying any COVID symptoms or have visited any of the exposure sites during the relevant times and follow government guidelines.

COVID-19 Testing Criteria and COVID Testing Clinics

The WA Health Department is urgently requesting that anybody who experiences any symptoms of COVID-19 gets tested.  Testing criteria and clinic information can be found here.

The link for the current exposure sites can be checked here If you have been at any of these locations at the specified times you should get a COVID test and follow the advice for that site.

Protecting yourself

The best way to protect yourself and others against coronavirus is to practice good hygiene by:

  • Washing your hands frequently (for at least 20 seconds) with soap and water or using an alcohol based hand gel;
  • Avoid touching your eyes, mouth and nose;
  • Covering your nose and mouth with a tissue or flexed elbow when coughing or sneezing. Dispose of the tissue immediately into a rubbish bin and clean your hands as described above; and
  • Avoiding close contact (maintain a distance of at least 1.5 metres).
Useful link:

How to protect yourself

Current Coronavirus statistics in Western Australia

https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/Coronavirus/COVID19-statistics

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