Kaumātua are most at risk of COVID-19.

Even during Alert Level 1, it's important that our kaumātua remain safe. 
Kaumātua are most at risk of COVID-19.

You are more likely to get sick if you also have the following health conditions:

  • High blood pressure

  • Heart problems

  • Asthma and other breathing problems

  • Diabetes 

  • Cancer and some blood problems

  • Kidney problems

  • Other health problems which mean you are more likely to get sick.

If you feel unwell and start to show any symptoms of COVID-19, you should contact your GP to seek a COVID-19 test. 

Free flu vaccinations are available for all kuia and koroua. A flu vaccination wont protect you from COVID-19 but it will keep you well during this winter. 


Contact your GP for more information on how to get  flu vaccination.


More information about flu vaccinations is available here

To make sure we share up-to-date advice and information on this website is updated regularly. 

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