Below is a list of useful links to official and important sources of information at this time:
The Covid-19 - Wairarapa Updates Facebook page is a central point for all information relating to COVID-19 in the Wairarapa. Everything shared is from official sources including Ministry of Health and the dedicated COVID-19 site.
There is a dedicated Wairarapa COVID-19 help line. Please phone this number if you are struggling to get essential items or need additional support.Freephone 0800 239 247.
If you are seeking self-isolating accommodation go here.
Important phone numbers:
- 0800REFUGE- Women’s Refuge
- 0508FAMILY- Oranga Tamariki (Reports of concern for children’s safety)
- 0508 744 633- SHINE
- 0800 787 797- Alcohol and drug helpline
- 0800 543 354 or free text 4357- Lifeline
- 0800 376 633 - Youthline
- 0800 111 757 Depression Helpline
- 0508 828 865 Suicide Prevention Helpline
If you are showing any flu-like symptoms please contact Healthline immediately on 0800 358 5453.
If you develop symptoms after starting self-isolation of COVID-19 such as a cough, fever, shortness of breath, sneezing or a runny nose, call your GP (doctor). If you do not have a GP call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Please refer to www.covid19.govt.nz for the latest information and processes to follow during self-isolation.