Flu vaccinesUpdated on 27/03/2020
Fri 20th March - supplies of flu vaccines are becoming available but on a limited basis currently. The first 2 flu clinics we have set up are full and we only have enough supplies for these 2 clinics. We will try to get our other patients who are eligible for funded vaccines into clinics as soon as we can and as soon as our supplies allow. Thank you for your patience. Tues 17th March - We have set up our first flu clinics including this Saturday morning - these are ONLY for our ENROLLED patients WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDED VACCINES as supplies are limited. We are contacting patients to ask them to come in, if you are enrolled with us and are eligible but you have not yet heard from us please call us on 337 0991. If you are NOT eligible for a funded flu vaccine please do not ring us at this stage. Vaccines will become available in April, hopefully around the middle of the month.
Coronavirus updateUpdated on 27/03/2020
Coronavirus: please see the Ministry of Health website www.health.govt.nz or the Canterbury Primary Response Group website www.primaryhealthresponse.org.nz for the latest updates. If you have symptoms PLEASE DO NOT visit us. Ring us on 337 0991 for advice or ring the dedicated Coronavirus Healthline number 0800 358 5453. IMPORTANT: When you request an appointment we will ask you if you have travelled overseas in the last 14 days, if you have been in close contact with a person with confirmed infection of novel coronavirus and/or if you have a cough. If you answer yes to either of the first 2 questions please DO NOT come into our clinic. We will advise you what to do. If you answer no to the first 2 questions but yes to having a cough, please PUT ON A MASK when you come into our foyer before you enter the clinic. If there are no masks in the foyer please ring us on 337 0991 from the car park. Thank you for your assistance in keeping our community healthy.