COVID-19 Booster vaccinations
People aged 18 and older who had their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months ago can visit some walk-in sites for a booster dose.
You can also book an appointment for a booster dose by calling the COVID Vaccination Healthline on 0800 28 29 26 (8am to 8pm, 7 days a week).
From 17 January 2022, you’ll be able to book booster doses yourself at BookMyVaccine.nz with an interval of 4 months from the second dose. If you had your second dose at least 4 months ago, you can book an appointment now through Book My Vaccine.
Boosters are strongly recommended for anyone over 18 who has had their second dose at least 4 months ago.
Walk-in appointments available at Devonport Pharmacy, Victoria Road (Monday – Friday)
Walk-in appointments available at Devonport 7 Day Pharmacy, beside New World (Monday – Sunday)
If you have cold or flu like symptoms or are in a location of interest or a close contact and have been advised to be tested for COVID-19 you can do this at a COVID-19 Testing Centre. The nearest testing centre to us in Belmont is:
Northcote Community Testing Station, 16 – 18 College Road, Northcote (beside SaveMart), Walk-in/Drive through. Mon to Fri 8.30am – 4.30pm.
For other testing locations please visit www.covid19.govt.nz
Everyone in New Zealand over the age of 5 years is now eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccination. To find out more about vaccination visit www.covid19.govt.nz
We are currently not offering COVID-19 vaccinations at the Belmont Medical Centre however there are several local places to get your vaccination, including:
1. Devonport Pharmacy, Victoria Road, Devonport Mon – Friday
2. Devonport 7 Day Pharmacy, Devonport (beside New World)
You can also book a vaccination by visiting BookMyVaccine.nz
COVID-19 Being prepared and caring for yourself
There are lots of things you can do to be prepared should you test positive for COVID-19. Health Navigator is a great New Zealand website which has helpful information about health and wellbeing and it’s all written by New Zealand qualified doctors.
Here is a link to a great page with tips about caring for yourself and others during self-isolation or if you have COVID. Please follow Health Navigator COVID-19 Care Package
Remember if you need medical support do not hesitate to contact us at Belmont Medical Centre, (09) 445 1215 or call Healthline 0800 358 5453. In an emergency please remember to call 111.