Online bookings of GP appointments is now available via MyIndici
Booster vaccines are now available for anyone aged 18+ who have had their second dose of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine 3 months or more ago. Please come and see us. No appointment needed.
From 17 January 2022, COVID-19 vaccines are available for children and young people aged 5 years and over. Please contact us to make an appointment.
Kia ora kotou katoa. Please see below for important announcements.
Need a same day/urgent appointment? If you don’t already have an appointment, and think you need to be seen, please call and we will add your name to our GP call back list for a phone call back that day. For any health emergencies please call 111.
Immunisations? Please call us to make an appointment.
Symptoms of COVID-19? Please call us to discuss, and don’t come in without phoning first.
The COVID Swab Centre is located at 79 Miro Street and open from 08.30am-3pm from Monday to Friday and 9am-1pm on the weekend. Please follow this link for the most up-to-date information http://www.healthpoint.co.nz/community-health-services/community-health/taupo-covid-19-community-testing-centre/
Thank you everyone for your support and understanding while we continue to keep our community safe.
What to expect:
When you have a positive test, please report the result of your test on your MyCovid Record. Call 0800 222 478 if you are unable to report it on the app, choose option 3 to register your test result. You will also be sent a notification by the Ministry of Health via text message. The text message will include an online link to complete a self-assessment, this includes your health, welfare needed and contact tracing. You will need to enter the access code they send you to access the site. If you do not fill in the form within 24 hours you will be contacted.
If you have any of these symptoms, monitor and talk to your nurse if concerned.
Any shortness of breath while resting or talking must be discussed with a nurse as soon as possible. If you are unable to catch your breath or talk then please ring 111 and get an ambulance.
Follow the below links for advice on how to self-manage during a COVID-19 infection.
Information on how to test yourself with a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT):
Video explaining how to use a RAT test: