Coronavirus Alert Level 2 Update 8/9/21

Coronavirus Alert Level 2 Update 8/9/21

COVID Alert Level 2 Lockdown UPDATE 08/9/2021

 

Dear our valued patients

As per NZ Government Guidelines, we are now at Covid19 Alert Level 2 from 08/9/21

 

1.  Opening Hour Update

  • WeCare Wigram open 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday. Saturday 10am to 4pm. Sunday open only for travel and unwell COVID swabs (prebooked).
  • WeCare Lincoln open 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday.

 

2. General Measure

  • Everyone (staff and patients) who use our service will be required to wear mask and keep 2m social distancing.
  • Everyone is also required to scan the QR code or record on sheet behind reception on arrival

 

3. Appointments

  • Patients can book both in-person and virtual appointments via ManageMyHealth or phone
  • We like to encourage patients to book Virtual appointments as much as it is feasible. To encourage this, we will provide our virtual service at a lower charge of $36 for a 15min GP appt (phone or video)
  • Nursing service will go back to normal
  • We will have limited seating in our waiting room due to social distancing requirement. Please bring only one whanau/support person with you.
  • If you arrive early please wait in your car and come in to the clinic at your appointment time
  • If you have any viral symptom (e.g. fever, sore throat, runny nose) AND in the last 14 days, visited Auckland, or worked/stayed in MIQ or live in the same household with a person that fulfils this criteria, please call us first or book a Same Day Call Back.

 

5. COVID19 Swabbing Book Here

  • It is important to keep encouraging swabbing of symptomatic people – this is the only way we pick up community transmission
  • We will continue to provide Symptomatic and Travel Swabs from the Carpark at Wigram.
  • GP/RN will also offer swabs opportunistically during consultations.

 

6. COVID19 Vaccination

At alert level 2, COVID vaccines will be given differently:

  • At Wigram, the vaccination clinic will move to room 6, but we will continue to utilise the outside area and the fire exit for registration and observation.
  • At Lincoln, the vaccination clinic will move to a new premises in the corner next to the WeCare Pharmacy

 

Regards

WeCare Health.

ALERT: COVID19 Alert Level 2 Update 8/9/21

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