This page contains information for health professionals. For information for the general public, please click here.

Regional Public Health (RPH) along with the Ministry of Health is closely monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19. For up-to-date information on COVID-19, check the Ministry of Health website.

  • Consider novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in patients with fever or history of fever, AND cough, shortness of breath or sore throat who travelled overseas OR have close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 within 14 days before onset of illness in any country. See the latest case definition for more information
  • Ensure patient and supporting whānau are given masks immediately on suspicion at your practice

Information for health professionals

Ministry of Health links:

Regional Public Health information:

Isolation/home care information

PPE resources




For general practices


For aged residential care

For community organisations


National resources


New Zealand border health advice cards



WHO resources



Useful links

Last updated 2 April 2020.