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COVID-19: Information for Community Housing Providers

Essential Health Advice and Information about Covid-19.

Always check the Ministry of Health website for the lastest official information relating to COVID-19.

7 May - Alert Level 2 restrictions announced by the Prime Minister

Alert Level 2 will see significantly more activity open up across the country requiring New Zealanders to play it safe and remain vigilant so the virus doesn’t bounce back, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. Read the details here.

14 May - We're now operating under Alert Level 2

New Zealand transitioned to Alert Level 2 after 11.59pm on Wednesday 13 May.

We will hold at Alert Level 2 until Cabinet reviews how we are tracking and makes further decisions.

At Alert Level 2 we will need to be even more vigilant as the level of activity and movement increases. All of us will need to unite against COVID-19 by sticking to the rules.

The Government has also released an updated chart of the four alert levels.

A longer description along with examples of Level 2 activities is on the COVID-19 website.

Community Housing Sector information

Further information and resources about Covid-19 relevant to your work as a Community Housing organisation are available under the ‘Best Practice’ tab of our website here:

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) released a Level 2 guidance document on 18 May. This is an update to the prior Level 4 and 3 documents to consolidate information, contacts, resources and advice to help you in your day to day service delivery and decision making. It will be updated as new information is available and Alert Levels change.

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development released its Level 2 guidance on 15 May and updated its Frequently Asked Questions on 18 May.

The work you do makes a difference in so many lives: please take care of yourselves during this rapidly evolving situation.

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