COVID - 19 Updates
Click the link below to see the latest updates of COVID -19
There is a general FAQ provided on the NZ COVID - 19 website: https://covid19.govt.nz/#faqs
Additionally, here are some common FAQ's we are getting at our clinics:
Q. Can I get covid more than once?
A. No. It’s a single strand virus unlike flu or cold.
Q. Should I take flu vaccine?
A. Yes the flu jab protects you from the normal flu but not COVID - 19
Q. Can children get COVID - 19?
A. Currently the answers is no as most cases are seen in adults & above 20. Children however may be subclinical carrier.
Q. How do we differentiate between the common flu & COVID - 19?
A. It can be difficult to distinguish the difference. If you are getting progressively unwell and exhibiting the symptoms of; sore throat, shortness of breath, coughing, fever, we recommend you attend one of the assessment centres in your area to get a swab test to make sure.
Q. What does the different Alert Levels actually mean?
A. Attached is a PDF document which outlines what each alert level means: