The Golden Rules for everyone at Alert Level 1

* If you’re sick, stay home. Don’t go to work or school. Don’t socialise.

 * If you have cold or flu symptoms call your doctor or Healthline and make sure you get tested.

* Wash your hands. Wash your hands. Wash your hands.

* Sneeze and cough into your elbow, and regularly disinfect shared surfaces

* If you are told by health authorities to self-isolate you must do so immediately.

* If you’re concerned about your wellbeing or have underlying health conditions, work with your GP to understand how best to stay healthy.

* Keep track of where you’ve been and who you’ve seen to help contact tracing if needed. Use the NZ COVID Tracer app as a handy way of doing this.

* Businesses should help people keep track of their movements by displaying the Ministry of Health QR Code for contact tracing.

* Stay vigilant. There is still a global pandemic going on. People and businesses should be prepared to act fast to step up Alert Levels if we have to.

* People will have had different experiences over the last couple of months. Whatever you’re feeling — it’s okay. Be kind to others. Be kind to yourself.


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