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Minister Announcement – 0800 Number and Transport support

Healthline phone numbers have a special. Call Healthline phone numbers to discuss the information or health advice, then book the COVID vaccine appointment. They will give you informed advice if you have difficult transport to go to the vaccination centre. You can contact NZ Relay either a video call or … Read more

Super Saturday

What is Super Saturday? Aotearoa – we all have a role to play in protecting ourselves, our whānau and our community by getting vaccinated. We’re asking you to reach out to friends, whānau and colleagues who may still be waiting to get vaccinated. We are pulling out all the stops to increase our vaccination rates. Everyone is being asked to help a big, … Read more

National Day of Action on October 16th

SUPER SATURDAY!!! This Saturday vaccine clinics will be open throughout Aotearoa all day and into the evening. At the moment half of the eligible population in New Zealand has been fully vaccinated. This week the Prime Minister announced that anybody conducting high-risk work in the health and disability sector to be fully vaccinated by … Read more

COVID-19 vaccine bookings from 1 September

From 1 September, everyone in New Zealand who is 12 years of age and older can get the COVID-19 vaccine. You’ll need to book 2 appointments, with a gap between doses of 6 weeks or more. It’s very important you get both doses of the vaccine as this will give … Read more

COVID–19 Vaccination Clinic/Appointment Information 

If you feel very unwell, please stay home If you have a bit of a cough or sniffle you can still come appointment/have vaccination, you will need to wear a mask. There will be masks at the venue, if you prefer you can wear your own mask. Wear something that makes it … Read more

After your vaccination

What you may feel: Pain at the injection site, a headache and feeling tired and fatigued. These are the most commonly reported side effects. What can help: Place a cold, wet cloth, or ice pack on the injection site for a short time. Do not rub or massage the injection … Read more

Update about COVID Vaccinations

Hello everyone Have you had your COVID-19 vaccine? Important why to keep you and your family/whanau safe. Want to tell you about your options.  You can book an appointment for vaccine and go to local public vaccination centre. If you need assistance to book your vaccine or to book an … Read more

Change to Recommended Vaccine Dose Gap

To enable more people to have their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine faster, the Ministry of Health is recommending a longer gap between the first and second dose, from three weeks to six weeks or more. If you have already had your two doses closer together than six-weeks, you … Read more

Deaf community webinar with Dr Siouxsie Wiles: COVID-19 vaccination

Deaf Action and Deafradio are excited to bring the New Zealand Deaf community a fantastic one-off opportunity to have your questions about the COVID-19 vaccination answered in a NZSL livestream discussion with Dr Siouxsie Wiles. WHEN: Sunday 22nd August TIME: 7:30pm – 9pm Youtube Livestream: Straight up, live online … Read more

Vaccine Guide: Stay healthy & safe

STAY HEALTHY AND SAFE The COVID-19 vaccine is one way to keep you safe from COVID-19. You must still: Stay home if you’re sick Wipe down all commonly used surfaces Wash or sanitise your hands Wear a mask on public transport if you are able to If you have COVID-19 … Read more

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