April 2022 Update
The flu vaccine is available at Ōamaru Doctors from April 5, 2022. Please call to book an appointment. Funded flu vaccines are available for people aged over 65 years, pregnant people, and for people (including children) at risk of severe outcomes because of underlying health conditions. The eligibility of funded flu vaccines has been extended to Māori and Pacific people aged between 55-64 years.
Covid-19 – Traffic Lights – Ōamaru is currently at “RED” phase 3:
We are here for you. Our aim is to keep everyone safe and to do this we need to monitor who is coming in. Please respect all requests from staff, who are working to make the medical practice a safe environment for all of us. You may be asked to wait in your car for the doctor/nurse to invite you in. We have a duty of care to all our patients.
Cough, Cold, Sore throat or any other Flu like symptoms:
DO NOT COME INTO THE PRACTICE. We will phone triage and make the necessary arrangements at that time. This may be to have Covid-19 swab (RAT test or PCR) or to have a consultation with the doctor. This is to keep you, our staff and all our patients safe.
COVID Vaccine Booster available:
The booster doses are available for anyone 18 years of age and over and it has been 3 months since your last dose. Please ring 0800 28 29 26 or go to “book my vaccine” http://www.bookmyvaccine.covid19.health.nz to book your free appointment with Ōamaru Doctors.
Positive COVID-19 tests:
If you test positive and your result is recorded on “My Covid Record”, we will contact you by phone and establish your specific clinical needs. If you do miss a call or you do have any questions, please call us on 03 434 1000.
Please be considerate of our hard working team, the lines might be busy. You can also send us an email to email@example.com. The after hours number for all of Ōamaru is 03 434 9444.