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9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • Walk in

Vaccinations are available Monday to Friday 10am - 5pm

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

If you are getting a flu, MMR or other vaccine, it will affect timing of the COVID-19 vaccination. Please discuss with your health provider.

Covid-19 testing

Testing for International Travel

This clinic provides pre-departure testing for people who are travelling. Please call to book an appointment.

Supervised RATs for NZ Travel and NZ Courts

Supervised rapid antigen testing (RATs) is for unvaccinated people with no COVID-19 symptoms, who require evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result to travel within New Zealand, or for entry into a court of law.

  • For travel, the test must be done within the 72 hours prior to travel (preferably within 24 hours). See the Unite against COVID-19 website for more travel advice.
  • For court attendance, the test must be done within 24 hours.

For more information about rapid antigen testing, view the Ministry of Health website.

Description

Pharmacists can help to support the health of your family; they can provide advice and treatment for common minor illnesses for all ages.

Pharmacists ensure that prescriptions are dispensed correctly and that the medicine and dose is appropriate for you, so that you receive the maximum benefits from your medicines. Your pharmacist will help you understand what your medicines are prescribed for, how to take them, possible side effects and how to store them.

All advice and treatment is conducted in a professional and confidential manner and most services are provided free of charge and do not generally require an appointment.

For safe disposal, please return any expired or unwanted medicines, or needles/lancets and syringes to your pharmacy. There is no charge for this service.

Please don't hesitate to contact us directly if you have any questions.

Charges

FREE* Prescription Medicines

*No $5 Standard subsidised prescription charge per item payable. Other charges relating to patient co-payment for specialists', dentists' prescriptions, funded, partially funded and non-funded items may apply.

Hours

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Mon – Sun9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr). Open Queen's Birthday (6 Jun, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM), Matariki (24 Jun, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM), Labour Day (24 Oct, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM), Waitangi Day (6 Feb, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM), Easter Monday (10 Apr, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM).

Languages Spoken

English, Cantonese Chinese, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic, Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Indian, Urdu, Farsi

Services Provided

Long-term conditions (LTC) service

This service is designed for people with long-term illnesses who may need support with their medicines. An assessment is used to identify the things that affect their ability to take…

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Smoking cessation

Pharmacy staff are trained to provide a service to help people to stop smoking. This service includes advice and providing quit smoking support aids e.g. nicotine gum.

Clozapine dispensing

It is very important that you receive regular blood tests while you are taking clozapine. We will check your blood tests to make sure the appropriate dose of clozapine is…

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Sildenafil dispensing for erectile dysfunction

This pharmacy has trained pharmacists who can prescribe Viagra (sildenafil) for men aged between 35 and 70 who have erectile dysfunction. Eligible patients have to fulfill certain criteria and undergo…

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Blister packs

This pharmacy can provide you with individually made blister packs of your medicines. These can be supplied weekly, fortnightly, or monthly depending on your needs. This type of packaging can…

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Emergency contraceptive pill (ECP)

Your pharmacists are trained to assess whether the ECP is appropriate for you. This is done in a confidential manner. The ECP works best if taken as soon as possible…

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Specialised wound care

Some wounds require extra attention and skill to manage. This pharmacy has staff qualified to do this and can refer you to your doctor if necessary.

Trimethoprim dispensing

This pharmacy has trained pharmacists who can supply the antibiotic, trimethoprim, for women aged between 16 and 65 who have an uncomplicated urinary tract infection.

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Influenza (flu) vaccines

This pharmacy has staff that are trained and authorised to give flu vaccines. The flu vaccination is free for:

  • people 65 years and older
  • Māori and Pacific peoples aged 55…
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    Selected oral contraceptives

    Our specially trained pharmacists can supply selected oral contraceptives without a prescription under certain circumstances.

    Up to six months’ supply of selected oral contraceptives can be sold to women who…

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    Incontinence products

    COVID-19 Vaccination

    • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
    • Anyone currently eligible can access
    • Make an appointment
    • Walk in

    Vaccinations are available Monday to Friday 10am - 5pm

    Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects…

    More

    Vaccines

    • Influenza (flu) vaccine
    • Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR)

    Immunisation is one of the most effective medical interventions to prevent infections and has led to the decline of many serious, potentially lethal, diseases. There may be a charge for…

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    Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

    Wheelchair Access

    Yes

    Region

    East Auckland

    Contact Details

    9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

    Inside Countdown Supermarket
    475 Ti Rakau Drive
    Botany
    Auckland

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    Street Address

    Inside Countdown Supermarket
    475 Ti Rakau Drive
    Botany
    Auckland

    Postal Address

    Countdown Pharmacy Botany
    Private Bag 93306
    Ōtāhuhu
    Auckland 1640

    This page was last updated at 2:41PM on May 5, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Countdown Pharmacy Botany.