The World Health Organization has determined that COVID-19 is now an established and ongoing health issue which no longer constitutes a public health emergency. Healthcare workers will continue to be required to be vaccinated with a primary COVID-19 vaccine series as a requirement of employment. Please read below to access information and resources on the COVID-19 vaccination and long-term care.




Who to call

To discuss severe cases of COVID-19, (i.e. requiring admission to hospital) or patients who have been in contact with previously confirmed cases, phone:

North Island: 1-877-887-8835

Central Island: 1-866-770-7798

South Island: 1-866-665-6626

After Hours: 1-800-204-6166 – MHO

Information is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of the information.