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All of New Zealand is at Alert Level 4 from 11:59 pm on Tuesday 17 August 2021 and the South Island will remain at that level until Friday when the Government will reassess the situation.

If you are unsure about what the alert levels mean, more information can be found HERE

For more information on the business support available, please click on the links below.

Mandatory recording of visitors

On 22 August, the Government announced that record keeping will become a requirement for people aged 12 and over at all Alert Levels for busy places and events.  NEW RULES

Stay home if you're sick

If you're operating a business where you or your staff are able to come into work, make sure you follow public health guidance. Stay home if you're feeling unwell and call Healthline to get a free COVID-19 test. MORE INFORMATION

Selling essential products online

Businesses can sell essential non-food consumer products at Alert Level 4, as long as they’re sold online with contactless delivery. Check the guidance to help you determine which products are essential. THE ESSENTIALS

COVID-19 Financial support

There's a range of financial support you may be eligible to apply for as a result of the COVID-19 alert level rise, including the Wage Subsidy Scheme and the Resurgence Support Payment. 

COVID Vaccines are now available in the Central City 
The vaccinations are available from the pharmacists at Christchurch Central Pharmacy (upstairs at 148 Hereford St) and at Unichem Cashel. 
The doctors are only vaccinating their patients via invite and not until next month