Coronavirus-Covid 19 information

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Your health is in your hands.​

To help keep yourself, your family/whanau and community safe from infection there are a few simple effective measures that everyone should be doing. 

Wash hands for at least 20 seconds with water and soap and dry them thoroughly:

  • before eating or handling food
  • after using the toilet
  • after coughing, sneezing, blowing your nose or wiping children’s noses
  • after caring for sick people.
Why? To kill the virus if it’s on your hands.

Cover coughs and sneezes with disposable tissues or clothing

Why? If you sneeze or cough into your hands, you may contaminate objects or people that you touch.

Stay away from others if you’re unwell

Why? To stop the spread of infection to others.

​Other helpful advice from the Health Promotion Agency/Te Hiringa Hauora is available in the info sheets below.  ​The best source of reliable information, updates and advice on Coronavirus-COVID19 is from the Ministry of Health. See quick link below.

Page reviewed: 28 Mar 2020 1:12pm