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9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

RATs - Community Collection Site - Anyone can access

Rapid antigen tests (RATs) can be collected at this site. Pre-ordering is not required.

RATS are available for collection Monday to Friday 9am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm and Saturdays 9am – 1pm.

Closed between 1pm and 2pm weekdays.

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.

How do I access this service?

Anyone can access, Contact us, Walk in, Make an appointment, No appointment required

Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Sat – Sun 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (29 Mar), Easter Sunday (31 Mar), Easter Monday (1 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Wellington Anniversary (20 Jan).

Services Provided

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. We provide vaccinations Monday to Friday from 9.30am - 5pm and Saturday from 9am to 1pm (with the exception of Public Holidays). Walk-ins are welcome subject to availability and capacity at the time. Priority is given to booked appointments. Booking via Book My Vaccine: Book My Vaccine | Ministry of Health NZ (covid19.health.nz) IMPORTANT: NOVOVAX (NUVAXOVID) VACCINE INFORMATION - A prescription must be obtained for this vaccination if you have already had a primary dose of the Pfizer vaccine OR if you are coming for a booster of the Novovax vaccine Keep up to date with any changes to services on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100054237188521

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 years)
  • Novavax vaccine (12+ years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

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.

We provide vaccinations Monday to Friday from 9.30am - 5pm and Saturday from 9am to 1pm (with the exception of Public Holidays). Walk-ins are welcome subject to availability and capacity at the time.  Priority is given to booked appointments.

Booking via Book My Vaccine: Book My Vaccine | Ministry of Health NZ (covid19.health.nz)

IMPORTANT: NOVOVAX (NUVAXOVID) VACCINE INFORMATION - A prescription must be obtained for this vaccination if you have already had a primary dose of the Pfizer vaccine OR if you are coming for a booster of the Novovax vaccine

Keep up to date with any changes to services on our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100054237188521

My Vaccination Documents - get in person

Our service can help you request and print the following documents: International Travel Vaccination Certificate Your vaccination record

Our service can help you request and print the following documents:

  • International Travel Vaccination Certificate
  • Your vaccination record
Face Mask Exemption Pass - get in person

Our service can assist you to print and apply for a Face Mask Exemption Pass.

Our service can assist you to print and apply for a Face Mask Exemption Pass.

COVID-19 antiviral medicine (if you may be eligible but don’t have a prescription)

View the Ministry of Health website for information about COVID-19 antiviral medicine and who is eligible. To receive the medication please call and talk to the pharmacist first, either immediately after you test positive or develop symptoms to see if the medicines are right for you.

  • This pharmacy can deliver the medicine to your home free of charge

View the Ministry of Health website for information about COVID-19 antiviral medicine and who is eligible.

To receive the medication please call and talk to the pharmacist first, either immediately after you test positive or develop symptoms to see if the medicines are right for you.

COVID-19 antiviral medicine (if you have a prescription from your doctor or nurse)

View the Ministry of Health website for information about COVID-19 antiviral medicine and who is eligible. You will need a prescription from your doctor or nurse to receive the medication.

  • This pharmacy can deliver the medicine to your home free of charge

View the Ministry of Health website for information about COVID-19 antiviral medicine and who is eligible.

You will need a prescription from your doctor or nurse to receive the medication.

Immunisation

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule. Appointments appreciated so we can check stock is available.

  • Adult flu vaccine
  • Diphtheria / Tetanus / Pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine
  • Pregnancy vaccinations
  • Measles / Mumps / Rubella (MMR) vaccine
  • Meningococcal vaccine
  • 45 year old vaccinations

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule.

Appointments appreciated so we can check stock is available.

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access, Support to make decisions, Assistance to move around, More space to move around, Mobility parking space, Quiet, low sensory environment

Region

Hutt

Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

723 Fergusson Drive
Elderslea
Upper Hutt
Wellington 5018

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Street Address

723 Fergusson Drive
Elderslea
Upper Hutt
Wellington 5018

Postal Address

723 Fergusson Drive
Elderslea
Upper Hutt 5018

This page was last updated at 3:13PM on December 12, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Unichem Upper Hutt Pharmacy.