Ministry of Health COVID-19 Updates

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The latest information about the COVID-19 coronavirus disease (formerly known as 2019-nCoV). Includes public health advice, signs and symptoms, current cases, advice for travellers and advice for health professionals.

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Auckland Level 3 Testing Centre Locations

In response to the new Level 3 Restrictions additional Community Based Testing Stations have opened across Auckland. Traffic management is in place at all of the Auckland testing sites, but people should expect longer waits than usual.

Find a testing station near you here

Last updated 9:00 am 19th August 2020

Support Services

Support for Auckland communities during COVID-19

Agencies and organisations supporting community access food during self-isolation.

If you are feeling unwell or showing any symptoms such as high fever, cough, and/or shortness of breath you must stay home

For general enquiries there is a free government helpline 0800 779 997

TO SUPPORT: The best way to help is to donate financially to any of the services below, particularly the smaller scale banks. 

NOTE: Pataka Kai are closed due to difficulty adhering to Ministry of Health Guidelines


He Waka Tapu

Keeping Whanau Safe - 0800 HeyBro (439 276)

This number is setup for men who feel they’re going to harm a loved one or whanau member We’re here to support 24/7 to listen and to help So give us a call next time you’re on the edge!

For more information click here

How can I help?

The Ministry of Health is seeking expressions of interest from health and care professionals who are able and willing to work for a limited amount of time as part of the national strategic approach to managing COVID-19.

COVID-19 response and employers can register here.

Are you looking for work?

The Auckland Region Community Health Sourcing Team need you. Looking for Medical personnel (nurses with current and expired APC, doctors and midwives) as well as cleaners, orderlies, security, admin, allied health, nursing students, medical students and others.

Register here

We are actively seeking health professionals from Pacific communities to support in the fight against Covid-19.

If you are available to work in the community in places like Primary Health Services, Public Health (ARPHS), Community Based Services etc. we would be pleased to have you register here.

We are seeking registrations of interest from nurses and midwives with or without a current practicing certificate (these can be granted on a temporary basis), medical, health care assistants, community support workers, orderly and administration professionals and others.

Pacific Workforce Registration

If you have any questions or concerns about COVID-19, ask us below.