updated 20 October 2021
COVID-19 resources for carers
wecare.kiwi – for care and support through Covid-19.
Carers NZ has created resources that you can download for free:
Tips & Tools for getting through another lockdown day
Struggling to cope? This article may be helpful.
Information on Alert Levels
Vaccination Rollout Information
Everyone in Aotearoa NZ age 12 years and over can now book their free COVID-19 vaccination: bookmyvaccine.nz. It doesn’t matter what your visa or citizenship status is.
Booking isn’t necessary for many vaccination centres. For more info, click here.
COVID-19 vaccination for disabled people and their carers
How do I book a vaccination?
- Click on this link to take you to a booking page. It’s a good idea to have your NHI (National Health Index) number handy. You don’t need it in order to book but it will speed up the process.
- If you have been given an access code, type it in (you don’t need one to proceed however).
- Complete registration details.
- Select a location, date and time for your first and second doses.
- You’ll get a confirmation text and email.
I need help with booking
Contact Vaccination Helpline on 0800 28 29 26 between 8:00am – 8:00pm, 7 days / week or firstname.lastname@example.org.
I need a sign language interpreter
Contact email@example.com to request a booking and a sign language interpreter together.
Where do I go for my vaccination?
When you book, you will be given a few options for where to receive your vaccination.
Can I go to my GP for a vaccination instead?
Many GPs are also providing COVID-19 vaccinations. To find out if your GP is offering this service, visit Healthpoint.
I am ill / unable to travel to a centre
If you are unable to leave your home to have a vaccination, please contact Vaccination Helpline on 0800 28 29 26 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register your details.
Everyone in New Zealand aged 12 and over is eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccination. For further information, contact Vaccination Helpline on 0800 28 29 26 between 8:00am – 8:00pm, 7 days / week or email@example.com.
Find out more about the vaccine and how it protects you and your community here.
For detailed updates on COVID-19 with information for carers, go here.
Links to videos which you may find helpful