Our Visitor Guide

For the safety of our patients, their whaanau and our staff, we have flexible visiting in place. Our Programme Coordinator - Pacific Workforce Ola Ioane explains exactly what that looks like. If you're planning to come and visit a loved one, please watch the video or read our visitor guide first: https://bit.ly/3g47Lk1

Resources

How are COVID-19 samples processed in the Lab?

Sora Lee (Lab Scientist) explains the process Counties Manukau Health Labs follow when processing COVID-19 samples.

Click here to view video

How to keep yourself and others safe

Self-isolation

Useful Websites

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)?

COVID-19 is a new virus that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a type of coronavirus. There are simple steps you can take to protect you, your family and whānau. 

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 is available on the covid19.govt.nz website: https://covid19.govt.nz/help-and-advice/for-everyone/understanding-covid-19/

How do I protect myself and others from COVID-19?

You should always practice good hygiene by:

  • covering coughs and sneezes with disposable tissues
  • washing hands for at least 20 seconds with water and soap, and drying them thoroughly:
  • before eating or handling food
  • after using the toilet
  • after coughing, sneezing, blowing your nose or wiping children’s noses
  • after caring for sick people.

People with symptoms of acute respiratory infection should practice good cough etiquette (maintain distance, cover coughs and sneezes with disposable tissues, and wash hands). If you have concerns, you can contact the dedicated COVID-19 Healthline for free on 0800 358 5453

What Alert Level is New Zealand at, and what does this mean?

New Zealand has a four-level COVID-19 alert system, that specifies public health and social measures to be taken against COVID-19.

 

Find out about the Alert Levels and what this means on the covid19.govt.nz website: https://covid19.govt.nz/government-actions/covid-19-alert-system/

Click here for more commonly asked questions. More information can be found on the All-of-Government Covid-19 website.

Easy Read Resources

NZ Sign Language Resources

COVID-19 Community Testing Centres

Updated 21 August 2020

The Community Testing Centres are drive-thru so people can maintain physical distancing and be safely tested. All testing for COVID-19 is free.

People can also be tested for free at general practices and urgent care clinics and these providers have also seen increased demand.

No referrals are needed.

If you have any symptoms, please get a free test at your local doctor, Urgent Care Clinic, or at one of our Community Testing Centres.  

If you have any concerns please phone your family doctor or phone Healthline on 0800 358 5453.

Community testing for COVID-19 is not available at Hospital Emergency Departments.

Please click here for a list of Community Testing Centres

Location

Centre Name, Address

SOUTH

The Whānau Ora Community Clinic
25 Druces Road, Wiri
Open 8am-6pm, Monday to Sunday

SOUTH

Otara Community Testing Centre 
Otara Town Centre carpark, 14 Fair Mall, Otara
Open 9am-6pm, Monday to Sunday

SOUTH

Takanini Urgent Care
106 Great South Road, Takanini
Open
8am-6pm, Monday to Sunday

SOUTH

Local Doctors Airports Oak
149A Kirkbride Road, Airport Oaks
Open 8am-4pm, Monday to Sunday

SOUTH

Mangere Town Centre Community Testing Centre
Mangere Town Centre, Waddon Place, Mangere
Open 8am-4pm, Monday to Sunday

EAST

Botany Road Community Testing Centre
292 Botany Road, Golflands
Open 8am-5pm, Monday to Sunday

CENTRAL

Eden Park Community Testing Centre
Corner of Sandringham Road and Reimers Avenue, Mt Eden
Open 8am-6pm, Monday to Sunday

CENTRAL

White Cross ST Lukes Accident & Urgent Medical
52 Saint Lukes Road, St Lukes
Open 8am-4pm, Monday to Sunday

NORTH

Northcote Community Testing Centre
16-18 College Road and Kilham Avenue
Entrance via College Road
Open 8am-6pm, Monday to Sunday

NORTH

EventFinda Stadium/North Shore Events Centre
17 Silverfield Lane, Wairau Valley
Open 8am–4pm, Monday to Sunday 

WEST

Whanau House, Waipareira Trust, Henderson
Corner of Edsel St & Catherine St Henderson
Open 8am-6pm, Monday to Sunday

WEST

Health New Lynn
Level 1 Carpark, Totara Health Services, McCrae Way, New Lynn
Open 9am-5pm, Monday to Sunday

WEST

Henderson Specialty Centre 
131 Lincoln Road, Henderson
Open 8am-4pm, Monday to Sunday

 

Coast to Coast Wellsford Medical Centre 
220 Rodney Street, Wellsford
Open 8:30am-5pm. Monday to Sunday (Patients to call and book an appointment. NO WALK-INS ACCEPTED. Phone 09 423 8086)

 

Coast to Coast Walkworth
77 Morrison Drive, Warkworth
Open 8:30am-5pm, Monday to Sunday (Patients to call and book an appointment. NO WALK-INS ACCEPTED. Phone 09 425 8585)

 

Waiheke Medical Centre 
132 Ocean View Road, Waiheke Island
Open 8:30am-4pm, Monday to Sunday

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