The Ministry of Health has confirmed a case of COVID-19 in the Nelson Tasman region, following a positive test result received last night (28 November). The case, household contacts and close contacts are either in isolation or quarantine. All contacts are being tested and investigations are underway to determine the source of infection.
? Locations of interest ?
Locations of interest will published to the Ministry of Health’s website today here: https://bit.ly/2TWs6BM. We will share a link to these on this Facebook account also when they have been published.
❕ When and where to get tested ❕
We ask anyone with symptoms – no matter how mild – to please get tested, even if they are vaccinated. Read about symptoms to be alert to on the Ministry of Health website: https://bit.ly/30Ne6Oh
? COVID-19 test locations ?
Nelson CBAC: Saxton Field parking area, Suffolk Rd, Stoke
Today (29 November): 2pm to 6pm
Tuesday 30 November to Friday 3 December: 9am to 6pm
CBAC hours will be kept up to date on the Healthpoint website. Other test locations are also listed on that website: https://bit.ly/3lgrWjG
? Effects on healthcare services ?
There are no current effects on healthcare services across our region, other than the increased provision of testing. Our healthcare facilities are open with the appropriate precautions in place. Patient appointments and visiting hours are not affected.