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Access to food & essential items

Talk to your family, whānau, friends and neighbours to see if they could deliver essential items to you.   Mangawhai has a wide variety of other food options as well as our main supermarkets. Some might get too busy or need to close for deep cleaning. Have a look at our Local Essential Services to find other food & delivery options - this will be updated regularly to show which services are available. Otherwise, try food delivery such as supermarket home delivery, Bidfood, f...

December 14, 2021

How can I find an interpreter?

Follow this process: Feeling unwell? Call Healthline 0800 358 5453 Immediately say the language you need, for example, ‘Korean’ and WAIT (it could take up to 5-10mins), DO NOT HANG UP! The Healthline staff have been told not to carry on talking to you in English if you have said the language you need first. You will be connected to an interpreter. You can tell the interpreter your health concerns as part of a three-way conversation with the Health...

December 14, 2021

Disability resources

Disability community resources available include: Whakarongau Healthline: call the COVID-19 Vaccination Healthline Team on 0800 28 29 26 and ‘push 2’; use the new free text option - text 8988; or email the team at accessiblecovidvaccinations@whakarongorau.nz.  The Disability COVID-19 Vaccination Healthline team is available between 8am and 8 pm Monday to Friday. Healthline can book transport and other accommodations via Healthline.  Alternatively, people with disabilities can ...

December 14, 2021

Cleaning information for hosts and rentals

COVID-19 PPE contactless delivery, and cleaning guide Safety measures have been put in place to protect our (vulnerable) community from contracting COVID-19, to stop person to person transmission, and to protect YOU from contracting the virus while carrying out your delivery or cleaning duties. Please download the full version on the link below. According to the CDC the risk of infection from entering a space where a person with COVID-19 is low after 24 hours. The virus can remain suspended in t...

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