As the Cyclone Gabrielle weather system continues to track across the North Island, patients and visitors are being advised that our healthcare services are operating as normal however planned care as well as some outpatients appointments have been deferred.
People will be contacted if their hospital appointments are affected otherwise please come to your appointment.
If you are unable to make it please let us know, phone 0800 800 620.
The COVID-19 Vaccination & RATs Collection Centre, 295 Palmerston Road will be closed until further notice due to the extreme weather conditions of cyclone Gabrielle.
Due to the extreme weather events, some GP clinics are closing early or are switching to virtual appointments.
Waikohu practice is now closed. Patients have been rescheduled and moved to virtual support.
Puhi Kaiti Medical Centre is closed today (Monday) and tomorrow (Tuesday).
Te Whare Hapara “The Doctors” is closed and patients have been rescheduled to virtual support.
City Medical is closing at their normal time, 5pm today.
3 Rivers is closing at 5pm today and will be moving to virtual appointments.
Delatour Road Medical is closing normal time, 5pm today and moving to virtual appointments.
If you need non-urgent medical advice, you can call Healthline on 0800 611 116 to speak to a registered nurse. Healthline is a free health service that is open 24/7.
For regular updates regarding the cyclone visit Tairāwhiti Civil Defence.