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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information

Letter from Ministry of Health 23 August 2021

Letter from the Ministry 23 August 2021

ODOB Vaccinator Position Paper

Vaccinator Position Paper Updated May 2021

Board COVID-19 E-Communications

Below are important E-Communications issued by the Board on COVID-19. Click the link to access these.

Special COVID-19 Update: 3 February 2022 Mandatory boosters, and guidance around testing and masks following the Ministry of Health’s Omicron Strategy

Special COVID-19 Update: 20 January 2022 COVID-19 Protection Framework and Mandatory Vaccinations Order – Key messages

Special COVID-19 Update: 19 January 2022  General Update: Vacancies on the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

Special COVID-19 Update: 2 December 2021  COVID-19 Protection Framework &  Infection Control Precaution

Special COVID-19 Update: 1 December 2021  COVID-19 Protection Framework

Special COVID-19 Update: 19 November 2021 COVID-19 Update

Special COVID 19 Update: 2 November 2021 Alert Level Update

Special COVID 19-Update: 27 October 2021 Mandatory Vaccination Order for Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians

Special COVID-19 Update: 19 October 2021 New update on Government Alert Level 3 Guidelines

Special COVID 19- Update: 14 October 2021 Brief update on Government Alert Level 3 Guidelines=

Special COVID-19 Update n.o 2: 12 October 2021 Vaccination requirements for workers in the health and disability sector

Special COVID-19 Update: 12 October 2021 Brief update on Government Alert Level 3 Guidelines and Vaccinations

Special COVID-19 Update: 5 October 2021 Alert Level advice for Auckland

Special COVID-19 Update: 21 September 2021 Auckland Level Change

Special COVID -19 Update: 10 September 2021 Travel across alert level boundaries

Special COVID-19 Update: 7 September 2021 Level 2 Update and Level 4 Reminder

Special COVID-19 Update: 30 August 2021

Special COVID-19 Update: 27 August 2021

Special COVID-19 Update: 19 August 2021

Special COVID-19 Update: 17 August 2021

Special COVID-19 Update: Vaccinators 27 April 2021

Special COVID-19 Update: Vaccinations 31 March 2021

Special COVID-19 Update: 15 February 2021

Special COVID-19 Update: 21 September 2020

Special COVID-19 Update: 12 August 2020

Special COVID-19 Update: Level 1 Guidelines, 8 June 2020

Special COVID-19 Update: Level 2 Guidelines, 2 June 2020

Special COVID-19 Update: Level 2 Guidelines, 11 May 2020

Special COVID-19 Update, 4 May 2020

Special COVID-19 Update: Definition of Urgent Care and ‘Contact Tracing’, 24 April

Special COVID-19 Update: Level 3 Update, 23 April 2020

Special COVID-19 Update: Level 3 Guidelines, 15 April 2020

Special COVID-19 Update: Mental Wellbeing, 15 April 2020

Special COVID-19 Update, 7 April 2020

Special COVID-19 Update: Spectacles and Lenses, 1 April 2020

Special COVID-19 Update: Acute and Emergency Care, 27 March 2020

Special COVID-19 Update, 26 March 2020

Ministry of Health Media Release – COVID-19, 25 March 2020

Special COVID-19 E-Communication, 24 March 2020

 

Keeping well / Mental Health

The Getting Through Together Campaigndeveloped by All Right? in conjunction with Canterbury DHB and the Mental Health Foundation this site has tips and advice on ways to get through, stay connected, and support everyone’s wellbeing.

Self-care and support for NZers during COVID-19 – An online community with psychosocial resources, peer support and self-care tools to help NZ’ers struggling with anxiety or loneliness during lock down and beyond. It is intended to  alleviate some of the burden on primary care by enabling providers to easily refer patients to something that is endorsed by the MOH and where patients are supported by a team of support workers (health coaches, community managers and counsellors) in a moderated online community.

Looking after your mental wellbeing

 

Links to other useful information on this topic

Dedicated Government COVID-19 site

Ministry of Health COVID-19 information

Ministry of Health Alert Level Definitions

World Health Organisation information

WINZ COVID-19 Wage Subsidy

RANZCO Guidance

Auckland District Health Board PPE instruction video

Ministry of Health guidelines for the use of PPE for frontline health care workers

Electronic prescriptions to support virtual care

Information Sharing Advice