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COVID-19

What to do if a I, a member of staff or a patient has been exposed to or tested positive for COVID-19?

Contact your Manager/Director immediately

Contact the Ministry of Health’s, Healthline on 0800 358 5453 24 hours a day, seven days a week to determine:

  • contact tracing requirements
  • who needs to be tested
  • their advice around the clinic/organisation remaining open

Risk assess to determine if it is safe to remain open or if the clinic/organisation needs to be closed if awaiting guidance and instruction from the Ministry of Health

Deep cleaning of the clinic in line with guidance from the Ministry of Health Cleaning following a confirmed or probable case of COVID-19

Contact the Physiotherapy Board if you have any questions about the steps involved in this process (04) 471 2610


 

Resources:

The following resources are for New Zealand registered physiotherapists to assist them with their COVID-19 response. Information is updated regularly. If you are a New Zealand based Physiotherapist -please bookmark this page and ensure the contact details we hold for you are current.

Level 3 guidance

Level 2 Guidance

COVID-19 face to face contact registration form

Consultation under Level 3 – Flowchart

Telehealth resources