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COVID-19 Southern Updates

The Southern health system is operating under the Red setting of the COVID Protection Framework

The Southern region is at Red (COVID Protection Framework)  

Please follow the COVID Protection Framework advice. 

To everyone who lives in our district or are planning to come here please get vaccinated, get tested if are sick, and plan ahead. Protect yourself and wear a mask, and please protect our community and health care system.

If people get sick with COVID-19, most will be cared for at home with support from Primary Care teams. If you need to go to hospital we plan to care for most COVID-19 patients at Dunedin Hospital where there is ICU support available. However, all hospitals are planning to care for patients who have COVID -19.

NZ COVID tracer app Unite Against COVID website Ministry of Health website  Health Navigator IMAC