COVID-19 Contact Tracker Booklet

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We have some copies available for people in the greater Wellington region. To get a copy of our COVID-19 Contact Tracker booklet, for yourself or a member of your whānau, please:

COVID-19 contact tracing FAQs

What is contact tracing?

Contact tracing involves tracking down all the people who may have been exposed to COVID-19 and working with them to keep themselves and others safe. This helps prevent the spread of the virus by ensuring people who may be at a higher risk can take appropriate precautions and seek early healthcare if necessary.

What happens?

Regional Public Health use contact tracing to find people who may have been exposed to COVID-19. Once a case has been identified, we trace people who may have been in contact with the case to see if they have become infected. There are different types of ‘contacts’. Contacts will receive advice based on what type of contact they are. This advice may include instructions for self-isolation and checking in on your health and wellbeing.

How you can help us

Please keep a track of where you’ve been. Whether you’re using a contact tracing app such as the NZ COVID Tracer app or prefer to keep a diary of where you’ve been, who you’ve seen and any public transport you’ve used, you will help us greatly to do our job. The faster we can trace contacts, the faster we can prevent further spread of the disease.

Download COVID-19 Contact Tracker Booklet

Further information

Last updated 28 October 2021.