COVID-19 Information for SW

 (COVID-19) 
Important Notices

Northland is now at Alert Level 1

Please note: We have ongoing difficulty sourcing the type / size of gloves that are suitable for our service at an affordable price.   We have had to change to purchasing large boxes of gloves and splitting them to supply 50 gloves at a time (to cover 25 visits/instances) to ensure continuity of supply for everyone.  Booties also remain in short supply (dry/blue). 

Masks – will only be supplied at Level 1 if your Client has a respiratory condition or current chest issue (infection/cold).

This will continue until supply is readily available or you are advised otherwise.

Government Current Alert Level Website

The most important things you can do to protect yourself and others are:

  • hand hygiene
  • physical distancing
  • coughing and sneezing into your elbow
  • regular cleaning of high touch surfaces
  • staying home if you are sick and seek medical advice via your doctor or Healthline on 0800 358 5453.

The use of a mask or face covering will complement these basic hygiene measures.  Testing and contact tracing also remain critical.

Ministry of Health PPE Guidelines

Useful sites and documents relating to Covid-19 - click on the links below:-

Healthcare Worker Wellbeing - Supporting you so you can support New Zealand   

Stay Safe - Covid-19 Stay Healthy Tips

Covid-19 Contact Tracing Register - please download to keep a record of your contacts to help with contact tracing if needed or download the Covid-19 tracing app to your phone Tracer App Info.

Ministry of Health Covid Info App - Āwhina - link to download this app to your phone - get updates and notifications.

WeCare - contacts for help and counselling

Stay safe and check back on our website for updates.

The Management Team

Home Support North Charitable Trust

Please check the SW Documents Page for Payroll Forms and Info
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