In Waitaha/Canterbury people in Group 1, Group 2 and a small number of people in Group 3 are currently being vaccinated via the public health system.
- Group 1 includes border and MIQ workers and their household contacts.
- Group 2 includes frontline health workers, people working and living in long-term residential care, Māori and Pacific people aged 70 and over, the people they live with and their carers.
- Group 3 includes people aged 65 and over, people with some underlying health conditions, pregnant people, and people with disabilities, older Māori and Pacific people, the people they live with and their carers.
There are more than 170,000 people in Group 3 in Canterbury. Because of this, we’re inviting people to book their vaccination appointments in stages.
When it is your turn to book an appointment, you will be contacted directly with instructions about how to book. This will be by text, email, letter or phone call.
If you’re in Group 3 and you haven’t been contacted to book your vaccination, you don’t need to do anything right now. You will be contacted when it’s your turn. Please be patient
For further information please go to the following website – vaccinatecanterburywestcoast.nz