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Keep calm and wash your hands

Monday 10/08/2020

New Zealand has officially observed 100 days fee of community transmission of COVID-19. It's great news, but let's not get complacent!

Keep up good hygiene practices and follow the latest advice. The most up-to-date information regarding the COVID-19 Coronavirus in New Zealand is available on the Ministry of Health website:

Here are the practical steps we should all be taking:

Avoid close contact with people with cold or flu-like illnesses.

Cover coughs and sneezes with disposable tissues or clothing.

Wash hands for at least 20 seconds with water and soap and dry 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.


The Ministry of Health has a dedicated phoneline for anyone with concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus. 0800 358 5453 is free to call and you may call at any time. You will have access to an interpreter if necessary.


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