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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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

On 11 October 2021 the Government announced new COVID-19 vaccination requirements for  workers in the health and disability sector in the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021.

The information below will assist DHBs managers and staff to understand the requirements of the Order.

 Employee-related FAQs [211kb]DHB employee-related FAQs about the vaccination mandate for health workers. Updated 17 December 2021 

Frequently Asked Questions – Delta and Omicron Employee Guidance

  COVID-19 Protection Framework – Delta & Omicron Variants – Employee Related FAQs & Guidance [280kb]
    15 March 2022
All District Health Boards Omicron Redeployment Principles within DHBs [114kb]
    24 February 2022

Occupational Health Guidance for COVID-19 - A Guide for People Managers

Occupational Health Guidance for COVID-19 - A Guide for People Managers [189kb]
 July 2022

Protective equipment and fit testing

Requirements for Respiratory Protection Programme October 2020 [212kb]25 February 2021 

Fit testing for COVID-19 Competency and Advice October 2020 [425kb]25 February 2021

Student placements

Ministry of Health - COVID-19 Protection Framework - student placements policy [168kb]           16 February 2022
Guidelines for Pre-Registration Health Discipline Student Placements in All DHBs COVID 19 [331kb]                                                                                                                                                           26 January 2022

DHB employee travel FAQs

DHB Employee Travel Travel FAQs [230kb]
  15 March 2022

DHB employee-related travel FAQs

For more information, visit

Ministry of Health - COVID-19

All of Government COVID-19 website


Last updated: 21/8/22