COVID Positive Care

I have tested positive for COVID19, Now What?

Get free expert COVID19 care from the comfort of your home.

Virtual Care for COVID Positive

WeCare provides fast access, free virtual consultation service for patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 in New Zealand. Isolating at home after testing positive can be a daunting experience. We are here to answer all your COVID related questions as well as make appropriate advice for those who might become very sick from COVID.

*This service is only for those who are based in New Zealand

You have tested positive, now what?

Isolating can be daunting, but you are not alone. WeCare is available to provide targeted care and answer all of your COVID related questions.

Consult with our expert

There is no cost to this service, and virtual visits are available until you have fully recovered from your illness. Our clinician will create a tailored care plan depending on your symptoms and risk factors.

Get continuous care

Depending on your symptoms, our clinicians can prescribe a medication. We can identify serious symptoms and recommend next point of action

COVID19 Information
Standard COVID Experience

Overview

There are a myriad of symptoms related to COVID-19 that could be directly caused by the virus or are the body’s response to the virus.

What might people be experiencing?

  • Sore, achy muscles
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Loss of smell / taste
  • Fatigue / Exhaustion
  • Nausea
  • Backache
  • Dizziness
  • Depression / Anxiety
  • Disorientation
  • Running Nose
  • Diarrhea
  • Cough

When should I be concerned?

If any of your symptoms associated with COVID-19 worsen or you develop new or additional symptoms associated with a COVID-19 infection, please contact a provider for next steps.

How long will it last?

Recovery time tends to be around two weeks for mild infections and 3-6 weeks for more severe infections. However, the length of infection can vary depending on a particular patient’s age, underlying medical conditions, and illness severity. For more guidance on your specific recovery path, contact a provider.

Acute Complications

Overview

A disease complication is the unfavorable result of an underlying medical condition and may result in the development of new diseases or medical conditions. It is not currently known why COVID-19 complications develop. The complications could be due to direct damage from the virus itself or indirectly from the body’s inflammatory response. These conditions can also be caused by other risk factors not related to COVID-19. It is not clear why some COVID positive people develop complications while others have an uneventful recovery. When a complication happens rather suddenly or close in proximity to a COVID-19 infection, it is known as an acute complication.

What might people be experiencing?

  • Blood clot
  • Bacterial pheumonia
  • Strokes
  • Arrhythmias
  • Reactive airway disease
Chronic Complications

Overview

A disease complication is the unfavorable result of an underlying medical condition and may result in the development of new diseases or medical conditions. It is not currently known why COVID-19 complications develop. The complications could be due to direct damage from the virus itself or indirectly from the body’s inflammatory response. These conditions can also be caused by other risk factors not related to COVID-19. It is not clear why some COVID positive patients develop complications while others have an uneventful recovery. When a complication develops slowly or lasts weeks to months or even years after disease onset, it is known as a chronic complication.

What might people be experiencing?

  • Heart failure
  • Fibrotic lungs
  • Cognitive/neurologic issues/abnormalities
  • Chronic fatigue state
  • Long COVID