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:

Lab tests, screening and research

For information about COVID-19 testing, please go to www.cdhb.health.nz/covid19

3 health services.

Blood Tests

Blood test services are provided by two laboratories, the hospital based Canterbury Health Laboratories (CHL), and community based Canterbury SCL.

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Canterbury Health Laboratories

​​​Canterbury Health Laboratories provide a complete range of laboratory services for the Canterbury District Health Board.

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Canterbury Health System Research

The Research Office promotes research that can drive changes in policy, practice and systems to improve the health and wellbeing of our community.

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Page last updated: 17 December 2021

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