Home / About Us / News & Media Centre / Keeping our families safe – an update on COVID-19

Keeping our families safe – an update on COVID-19

Continuing to provide a safe and supportive environment for families of sick or injured children, our volunteers, and our staff is our absolute priority.

With the COVID-19 State of Emergency in Western Australia officially ending on Friday 4 November 2022. We would like to share some recent updates and changes that we have made here at the House.


  • We no longer require people over the age of 12 years to wear a mask. However, should you wish to wear a mask in communal areas please feel free to do so. We will continue to have masks available at the Welcome Desk should you need them.


  • Family members and visitors will no longer need to show proof of vaccination on arrival

What to do if you are feeling unwell

If you feel unwell, or develop any of the below symptoms, please contact the house prior to arrival.

Symptoms include:

  • Fever
  • Coughing
  • Sore Throat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Runny nose or congestion
  • Headache or fatigue
  • Muscle of joint pains
  • Nausea of loss of appetite
  • Diarrhoea or vomiting
  • Temporary loss of smell of altered sense of taste

If you have any questions or require any further information, please get in touch with us via our contact details below.

Phone: 08 9346 9000

Email: [email protected]

Acknowledgement of Country

Ronald McDonald House Charities WA proudly cares for families on Whadjuk Noongar Boodjar. We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of this land, the Noongar People and the Traditional Custodians, the Whadjuk People. We pay respects to the Elders past and present for they hold the memories, the traditions, the culture and hopes of Indigenous Australia.