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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information


ODOB Vaccinator Position Paper

To view the vaccinator position paper released by the Board, click here.


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: 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