Hospital visitors don’t need a Vaccine Pass, but do need to scan in, and wear a mask. See our COVID-19 pages for visiting guidelines, COVID-19 tests and care in the community advice. See for info about getting vaccinated.

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

Last updated:
3 December 2021

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

  1. All visitors must 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 mask or fabric face covering – please bring your own.
  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. Washing your hands with soap and water and drying thoroughly, or using an alcohol-based sanitiser.
  6. Visitors who are unwell should not be entering our hospital facilities.

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

More COVID-19 information:

Media release

Read the latest health alerts from Canterbury District Health Board.

Please contact the CDHB media team if you would like to know more about any of these health alerts. You can also visit the Community and Public Health website for more information about public health in Canterbury.

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Page last updated: 18 January 2022

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