Hawke's Bay is in Alert Level 2.

The key message for anyone in our Hawke's Bay community is to keep track of where you've been and who you've seen, and if you're feeling unwell, stay home and call ahead to a testing centre and get a test for COVID-19. Do your part to help prevent any risk of outbreak or spread. 

Locations of interest

Please check if you have been at any of the locations of interest and follow the public health advice. Click here to view the current locations of interest. 

Hawke's Bay District Health Board facilties Alert Level 2 visitor policy 

In line with the Government’s Alert Level 2 announcement, all Hawke’s Bay DHB facilities currently have a restricted policy.

COVID testing centre information

Our COVID-19 testing centres are open as normal and prepared for anyone experiencing symptoms to call ahead and get tested.

Our testing centre numbers are:

  • Napier: 06 650 4000  |  Open Mon-Sun 9am-5pm.
  • Hastings: 06 281 2644  |  Open Mon-Sun 8am-5pm.
  • Wairoa: 06 838 8333  |  Open Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm.
    Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 outside of these hours.
  • Central Hawke’s Bay residents need to be referred from their doctor or Healthline on 0800 358 5453.

It's important that you only request a test if you have cold or flu symptoms. Please keep the testing free for those who need it. Contact Healthline anytime for free advice about whether you need to get tested: 0800 358 5453.

Click here for more Hawke's Bay COVID-19 information. 

Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital
Phone 06 878 8109

In an emergency, call 111 

Need to register with a doctor?
Find a family doctor or general practice taking on new patients.

Need urgent after hours care? 
General practice after hours is the best place for urgent care that is not critical or life threatening. 
Healthline on 0800 611 116 also offers free health advice 24/7 from a registered nurse.

Remember: Emergency departments are for emergencies. Priority is first given to people needing critical or life threatening care. 

Current public health warnings and alerts

News and events

You can read our latest news here

You can read our publications here

Click here for COVID-19 information

Click here for COVID-19 resources

Looking for information about the Board and Board meetings?
Click here. 

MEDIA: 24/7 HBDHB oncall media liaison phone: 027 599 9507

COVID-19 vaccine information - click here

I'm unwell. Where should I go?

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