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 use the NZ Relay Service to contact Health Line, which offers services for Deaf, hard of hearing, speech impaired and deafblind people via the the NZ Relay App or the 24/7 help desk. You can contact the help desk by:

TTY: 0800 4 713 713 

Voice: 0800 4 715 715 

Fax: 0800 4 329 697 

Email: helpdesk@nzrelay.co.nz