COVID-19 - Health advice for the general public

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a type of coronavirus. There are simple steps you can take to protect you and your family/whānau.

Please visit the Ministry of Health website to find out more about symptoms, prevention, treatment, how it spreads and more.
Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 (or for international SIMs +64 9 358 5453) if you have any symptoms and have been recently been overseas or have been in close contact with someone confirmed with COVID-19. It is free and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
For more information on COVID-19 please visit the Ministry of Health website here.

This page was last updated 20 April at 3.15pm