This news update focuses on the Coronavirus situation in the Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough region. For information about the number of confirmed cases in New Zealand, the national situation and general information about Coronavirus, please refer to: www.health.govt.nz/coronavirus
There are no confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Nelson Marlborough region. Information about the Nelson Marlborough Heal th emergency response, and a library of downloadable resources is available on the NMH website here.
Important public health advice
People who have symptoms of fever, cough or shortness of breath should stay at home and seek medical advice from Healthline. People should also call Healthline if they have come into contact with someone who has, or who may have, Coronavirus. They should stay at home and phone for advice, especially before going to a GP clinic, pharmacy or hospital department.
Healthline: Free phone 0800 358 5453
People seeking general information about Coronavirus (eg travel, events and self-isolation) should refer to the Ministry of Health's website: www.health.govt.nz/coronavirus
Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) has partnered with the Nelson Bays Primary Health Organisation, the Marlborough Primary Health Organisation and regional emergency management groups to establish community based assessment centres (CBACs)...
The Nelson Marlborough District Health Board meeting will be held on: