There are some simple things you can do to stay healthy this winter

Wash and dry hands regularly.

Stop the spread of germs.

Cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze.

If you don’t have a tissue, sneeze into your elbow.

Stay home when you are sick.

Prevent spreading illness to others.

Keep warm.

Insulation, heating and ventilation keep your home warm and dry. Contact the Well Homes team who may be able to help on 0800 675 675.

Keep homes and cars smoke-free.

If you smoke, we are here to help you quit. Contact the Takiri Mai Te Ata Regional Stop Smoking Service on 0800 926 257.

Get enough sleep.

Good quality sleep is essential for your health and wellbeing. The National Sleep Foundation recommends 7–9 hours of sleep a night for adults.

Last updated 11 June 2019.