COVID VACCINES – groups 2 and 3 can now start calling to book their jabs at 0800 282926. There is about a 6 week lag in getting an appointment at present, so please be patient.

Group 2 —  High-risk frontline workers and people living in high-risk places. You are in this group if you:

  • are a high-risk frontline healthcare workers (public or private)
  • work in a long-term residential environment
  • live in long-term residential care and are 16 or over
  • are an older Māori or Pacific person being cared for by whānau
  • live with or care for an older Māori or Pacific person
  • live in the Counties Manukau DHB area and are 65 or over, have an underlying health condition(see below*) or a disability, are pregnant, or are in a custodial setting.

 

Group 3 —  People who are at risk of getting very sick from COVID-19. You are in this group if you are:

  • are aged 65 or over, or
  • have a relevant underlying health condition (see below*), or
  • are disabled, or
  • are in a position of caring for a person with a disability, or
  • are pregnant (any trimester), or
  • are an adult in a custodial setting.

 

* Relevant health conditions include coronary heart disease, hypertension, stroke, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease/chronic respiratory conditions, kidney disease and cancer.