COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a type of coronavirus. There are simple steps you can take to protect you and your family/whānau.
The symptoms of COVID-19 are:
If you have these symptoms and have recently been to a country or area of concern, or have been in close contact with someone confirmed with COVID-19, please telephone Healthline (for free) on 0800 358 5453 or your doctor immediately.
CONTACT INFORMATION IF YOU NEED SUPPORT
Emergency Management Southland Community Support
Phone: 0800 890 127
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