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MidCentral DHB steps up Covid-19 support

Wednesday March 18 2020

MidCentral District Health Board is taking further steps to protect the community from Covid-19 by setting up testing and swabbing sites throughout the district.

There are five dedicated sites across the MidCentral District’s localities of Palmerston North, Horowhenua District, Ōtaki, Manawatū District and Tararua District to provide assessment and swabbing for suspected cases. There will also be a mobile testing unit available to support harder to reach groups.

Healthline will manage referrals to the testing sites, and advice on whether testing is required can be obtained by calling the dedicated Covid-19 Healthline number on 0800 358 5453 if you or your whānau are unwell. General Practice Teams will also able to refer patients to these sites, if required.