As of 11:59pm on Tuesday, 21 September Auckland will be in Alert Level 3. This means our visitor policy has changed. Please see here for full details.
The national Alert Levels are in place to help manage outbreaks and reduce the risk of any further transmissions. This is informed by the number of cases, situational awareness of any outbreaks and any uncertainty around the ongoing management of the outbreak and/or clusters. This is decided at a national level.
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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:
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/
Easy Read Resources (Ministry of Health)