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
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 – 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: 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
|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]
DHB employee-related travel FAQs
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