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Isolating at home

Information for people who have confirmed, probable or suspected COVID-19, who are isolating at home or for whom hospitalisation is medically not required any more.

It is recommended that if you have tested positive for COVID-19, we recommend you isolate for 5 days, even if you only have mild symptoms, starting at Day 0. 

If you are isolating while on holiday or at home, follow the isolation guidance on the Ministry of Health website.

Look after your well being

Need some help getting through? 

Trained counsellors
Call or text at any time to speak with a trained counsellor - it's free, confidential and 24/7. Simply text or call 1737. 

Here are a range of other resources with helpful support and advice:

There's useful and practical information available for those at home in isolation on the government's website