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 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:

CEO Update – Monday 4 October 2021

Monday 4 October 2021CEO Update1 minute to read

In this edition of the CEO Update

Today Peter celebrates our vaccination wins and acknowledges the hard mahi required to reach our goal of 90 percent of Cantabrians receiving at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose by Labour Weekend. Canterbury DHB will be managing the health aspects of a self-isolation pilot in Christchurch, and Peter highlights that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Also, in this edition, we look at demolition and construction across our Christchurch and Hillmorton campuses and acknowledge the generous donation of two cardiac observation monitors.

You can read the Canterbury DHB CEO Update in two different formats:

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