News and Notices

NMH COVID-19 update

There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Nelson Marlborough region.

Health services are open and available at Alert Level 2. Please attend your health appointments if you are well. If you have COVID-19 symptoms, phone the department to discuss your situation before attending your appointment. There are limits on visitor numbers, and visitors are being screening (asked questions) at hospital main entrances. 

If you have any health concerns, do not hesitate to seek medical advice. Call your GP or Healthline (0800 358 5453) for advice before going to a clinic or waiting room. 

It is free to get tested for COVID-19 from your GP, after-hours GP or at a community-based assessment centre. 

Go to the main NMH webpage for information about:

  • number of tests taken each day in our region
  • how and when to get tested
  • COVID-19 symptoms
  • the NMH Hospital Visitor Policy for Alert Level 2
  • the contact tracing process
  • supports and helplines