Waitaki District Health Services

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During Delta level 2, services at Oamaru Hospital will resume to normal.
Visiting hours will be 2pm – 7pm and visitors restricted to 2 per patient.
Maternity - No children to accompany their parents for antenatal visits however children will be permitted for inpatient visits.
ALL visitors to the hospital will be screened before entry, must scan in using the QR code or enter their details in the handwritten register, and required to wear a mask at all times. Please be kind to our staff through the screening process.

Oamaru Hospital - Patients requiring medical assistance at our Emergency Department. - 16th Nov 2021

 Oamaru Hospital - Patients requiring medical assistance at our Emergency Department.

Please do the following:

  • Entry to the Emergency Department is beside our Ambulance Bay, if you report to the main reception, you will be redirected to use this door.
  • If you have any cold, flu or COVID symptoms please visit your GP rather than coming to the Emergency Department.
  • Please keep ED for emergencies.  If you have a minor illness, then visit your GP in the first instance.
  • Please note only one support person with the patient. Also, all visitors to the hospital will be screened at the doors.
  • If you develop symptoms consistent with COVID-19, call your GP or 0800 VIRUS19 (0800 847 8719) to get tested. You can get a free test at your GP – call ahead to find out if you need a test and follow their advice.

For COVID-19 health advice and information, contact the Healthline team (for free) on 0800 358 5453.

PLEASE BE PATIENT AND KIND TO OUR STAFF IN THESE DIFFICULT TIMES.

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