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:

General practice teams and pharmacies

Public Health Organisations (PHOs) are organisations that comprise of general practice teams (GPs). You can visit the PHO websites to find out more about general practice services and availability in your local area. 

To find or inquire about enrolling with your local GP, you can also use our General Practice Map.

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Christchurch PHO

Christchurch PHO represents Riccarton Clinic​, Moorhouse Medical Centre, UC Health Centre​, Ara Health Centre, Korowai Youth Wellbeing Trust and Burnside Medical Centre​.

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Extended Hours Pharmacies in Christchurch

Information about extended hours pharmacies in Christchurch and Canterbury.

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Pegasus Health

Pegasus Health is the Primary Health Organisation (PHO) for most Christchurch general practices, plus general practices in Selwyn District.

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Pharmacies in Canterbury and Christchurch

A list of Canterbury community pharmacies with their opening hours...

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Waitaha Primary Health

Waitaha Primary Health provides primary health care services at 18 general practices throughout Canterbury.

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