COVID19 – Alert Level 2

Message type: Alert
Hazard type: Health
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Likely
Recommended Action: Make Preparations
Effective Date: August 12, 2020
Effective Time: 11:45 AM
Expiry Date: August 26, 2020
Expiry Time: 11:30 PM
Who is issuing this alert: Ministry of Health
Description of event/hazard:

To keep up-to-date with the most current information join the “Unite against COVID-19” facebook page . Or visit the All-of-Government website
The All-of-Government Response Group can be emailed at
If you have COVID-19 symptoms, call the dedicated COVID-19 Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
For support with stress, anxiety or mental wellbeing call or text 1737.
Information on business advice call 0800 50 50 96.
Financial support can be found at Work and Income on 0800 559 009.
Contact the New Zealand Red Cross for information for foreign nationals 0800 RED CROSS 0800 733 276.
Questions or feedback on the NZ COVID-19 Tracer app can be direct to 0800 800606.
Information on managed isolation and quarantine please call 0800 476 647.

This situation is fast-moving and further updates will follow.

What Should affected people do?

Practise good hygiene, keep track of where you’ve been, stay home if you’re sick.

Stay up-to-date with information from the COVID-19 website.

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