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]
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
|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
For more information, visit
All of Government COVID-19 website