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We are at ORANGE according to the NZ COVID-19 Protection Framework.  Protect yourself and our community by getting boosted, wearing a mask when out and about and reducing contact with others. Hospital visitors don’t need a Vaccine Pass, but must wear a surgical/medical paper mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable.  See our COVID-19 page for general COVID-19 advice, detailed hospital visiting guidelines and COVID-19 tests.

See www.vaccinatecanterburywestcoast.nz for info on vaccinations.

Please keep Te Nīkau Hospital free for those who need urgent care

Saturday 17 July 2021Health news1 minute to read

Please keep Te Nīkau free for those who need Urgent Care this weekend.

The Unplanned Care Clinic has reduced capacity tomorrow (Sunday 18 July), so if it can wait until Monday, please avoid coming into Te Nīkau Health Centre’s Unplanned Clinic on Sunday.

If it’s an emergency you should still call 111.

Remember you can get free health advice 24/7 by calling 0800 611 116 any time of the night or day.  They can tell you what to do or where to go if you need to be seen.

To speak with a trained counsellor call or text 1737. All calls are confidential and someone is available 24/7.

A reminder too that due to an increase in respiratory illnesses in the community visitor restrictions remain in place

https://www.wcdhb.health.nz/media-release/west-coast-dhb-makes-changes-to-visiting-as-cases-of-respiratory-illness-rise-in-community/

You can also visit our HealthInfo website for trusted health advice on a range of issues.

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