Novel Coronavirus

(COVID 19) Update

All of our Clinics have resumed normal operating hours under Level 2. We have put in place social distancing requirements as well as contract tracing. Patients are strongly encourage to wear face masks. 

FAQ

 

There is a general FAQ provided on the NZ COVID - 19 website:  https://covid19.govt.nz/#faqs

 

 

Additionally, here are some common FAQ's we are getting at our clinics:

Q. Can I get COVID - 19 more than once?

A. No. It’s a single strand virus unlike flu or cold.


Q. Should I take flu vaccine?
 

A. Yes the flu jab protects you from the normal flu but not COVID - 19
 

Q. Can children get COVID - 19?
 

A. Currently the answers is no as most cases are seen in adults & above 20. Children however may be subclinical carrier. 
 

Q. How do we differentiate between the common flu & COVID - 19? 

A. It can be difficult to distinguish the difference. If you are getting progressively unwell and exhibiting the symptoms of; sore throat, shortness of breath, coughing, fever, we recommend you attend one of the assessment centres in your area to get a swab test to make sure. 

Q. What does the different Alert Levels actually mean?

A. Attached is a PDF document which outlines what each alert level means:

 

 

  1. Karaka Family Health - http://www.karakafamilyhealth.co.nz

  2. Pokeno Family Health - http://www.pokenofamilyhealth.co.nz

  3. Takanini Surgery - http://www.takaninisurgery.co.nz

  4. Takanini Specialist Centre - http://www.takaninisurgery.co.nz

  5. Royal Oak Family Health - http://www.royaloakfamilyhealth.co.nz

  6. All Ears Clinic - http://www.allearclinic.co.nz

Contact Us

 

We welcome expressions of interest from prospective clinicians, specialists, employees, business partners and investors.

 

 

Dr Anitha Nair, Managing Director, ANair@karakafamilyhealth.co.nz


Dr Luke Wee, Director
lwee@karakafamilyhealth.co.nz

 

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