Novel Coronavirus Update

In January 2020, Chinese authorities confirmed a new type of coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV. The Ministry of Health is monitoring the situation closely and following guidance from the World Health Organization.

Please go to the Ministry of Health NZ website for all the up-to-date information and guideline –

There is a dedicated 0800 number for health advice and information. The number is 0800 358 5453 – it is free and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Or for international SIMs +64 9 358 5453. People calling that line will be able to talk with a member of the National Telehealth Service. They have access to interpreters.

Please call the dedicated number for any coronavirus health advice and information and any questions you have about coronavirus, self-isolation etc

Reminder: please self-isolate for 14 days, as advised by Ministry of Health, if you have just returned from China.