Wearing a face mask

Face masks help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by reducing the number of virus particles:  spread by someone with COVID-19  inhaled by people near them.   There are some places you may have to wear a face mask, like healthcare settings (GPs, hospitals, etc.). Make sure you stay up to date … Read more

The Pfizer vaccine

Find about the Pfizer vaccine and how you can get vaccinated.  About the Pfizer vaccine  The main COVID-19 vaccine we are using in New Zealand is made by Pfizer-BioNTech. It is also known by its brand name, Comirnaty.   It is an mRNA-based (messenger ribonucleic acid) vaccine. It does not contain … Read more