DHB COVID-19 Workforce resources and FAQs
DHB employees can find information on how DHBs will support them through COVID-19, including Frequently Asked Questions. Other COVID-19 workforce information can also be found here.
DHB Workforce - COVID-19 Vaccination requirements
On 11 October 2021 the Government announced new COVID-19 vaccination requirements for workers in the health and disability sector. The COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, effective from 25 October 2021, states that affected workers must
- Have their first COVID-19 vaccination before the close of 15 November 2021
- Have their second COVID-19 vaccination before the close of 1 January 2022.
The information below will assist DHBs managers and staff to understand the requirements of the Order.
Updated 17 December 2021
DHB employee-related FAQs about the vaccination mandate for health workers
MIQ places for the health workforce
The government announced dedicated MIQ spaces for the health workforce on 20 October 2021. More information can be found on the Ministry of Health website.
Frequently Asked Questions – Traffic Lights
COVID-19 Protection Framework FAQs PDF [430kb]Employee-related FAQs about the COVID-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Lights) 20 December 2021
Occupational Health Guidance for working in endemic COVID-19
Occupational Health Guidance for working in endemic COVID-19 [262kb]
A guide for people leaders 20 December 2021
Protective equipment and fit testing
Quarantine free travel
20 December 2021
Employee-related quarantine-free travel FAQs
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