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From 1 July this COVID service is no longer funded and will stop operating. After that, for any COVID health advice or support you can call Healthline on 0800 611 116. It’s free and available 24/7.

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Helpline for COVID-19 health advice and information, call the COVID Healthline free 0800 358 5453

You can choose to speak with a Māori advisor.

From 1 July this COVID service is no longer funded and will stop operating. After that, for any COVID health advice or support you can call Healthline on 0800 611 116. It’s free and available 24/7.

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Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Phone 0800 358 5453  24/7

Anyone can access

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Fees and Charges Description

No charges apply

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Outside of these hours, callers can opt to be put through to Healthline (0800 611 116)

Public Holidays: Closed Easter Sunday (20 Apr). Open King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), South Canterbury Anniversary (23 Sep), Hawke's Bay Anniversary (25 Oct), Labour Day (28 Oct), Marlborough Anniversary (4 Nov), Canterbury Anniversary (15 Nov), Westland Anniversary (2 Dec), Chatham Island Anniversary (2 Dec), Wellington Anniversary (20 Jan), Northland Anniversary (27 Jan), Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan), Nelson Anniversary (3 Feb), Buller Anniversary (3 Feb), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Taranaki Anniversary (10 Mar), Otago Anniversary (24 Mar), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr), Southland Anniversary (22 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Services Provided

Information & support
COVID-19 Vaccination

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines Covid-19 vaccines can be administered before, after, or at the same time as other national schedule vaccines. When the Nuvaxovid vaccine is given at the same time as the Shingrix shingles vaccine or the Fluad Quad flu vaccine, there may be a chance of experiencing a stronger post-vaccination response and you should discuss this with your vaccinator.

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

Covid-19 vaccines can be administered before, after, or at the same time as other national schedule vaccines. When the Nuvaxovid vaccine is given at the same time as the Shingrix shingles vaccine or the Fluad Quad flu vaccine, there may be a chance of experiencing a stronger post-vaccination response and you should discuss this with your vaccinator.

Additional Details

Phone, Speak with women / wahine, Speak with men / tane, Child / Tamariki friendly, LGBTQIA+ friendly

Region

West Coast, Canterbury, Northland, South Auckland, Hutt, Taranaki, Waitaki, Hawkes Bay, Central Lakes, Central Auckland, Tairāwhiti, West Auckland, South Canterbury, Bay of Plenty, Southland, Waikato, Wellington, Dunedin - South Otago, MidCentral, East Auckland, Nelson Marlborough, Wairarapa, Whanganui, Lakes, North Auckland

Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

This page was last updated at 3:11PM on June 17, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by COVID Healthline.