RED

Hospital visitors don’t need a Vaccine Pass, but do need to scan in, and wear a surgical/medical paper mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable. See our COVID-19 pages for visiting guidelines, COVID-19 tests and care in the community advice. See www.vaccinatecanterburywestcoast.nz for info about vaccinations.

We are at RED according to the NZ COVID-19 Protection Framework

Last updated:
23 January 2022

The following visitor restrictions are in place for all Canterbury DHB hospitals and health facilities:

  1. All visitors need to scan in using the COVID-19 Tracer App or sign in on arrival and provide their contact details
  2. If you’re using the COVID-19 Tracer App, please ensure Bluetooth tracing is turned on
  3. All visitors must wear a surgical/medical mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable
  4. All visitors are expected to practice safe physical distancing. You should remain two metres away from people you don’t know
  5. Everyone, including visitors should practise good hand hygiene
  6. Visitors who are unwell should not be entering our facilities.

Patients and visitors should also read the additional more detailed visiting guidelines for each specific hospital.

More COVID-19 information:

Canterbury DHB Annual Plan 2019/2020

The Canterbury District Health Board Annual Plan outlines the key activities planned for the Canterbury health system over the coming financial year (1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020).

The Annual Plan also explains our strategic context and shows how our intended activity an​d outputs relate to our vision and the achievement of our long-term goals for improving the health of our community.

You can also view the Canterbury DHB St​​atement of Intent 2019-2023, the Statement of Intent is our key accountability document to Parliament, which includes targets and measures of both financial and non-financial performance.

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Page last updated: 18 November 2021

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