COVID-19: Te Oranganui message to the Public
Tēnā koutou katoa,
We would like to inform our whānau and community that its business as usual here at Te Oranganui however you may notice a few minor changes as we prepare and plan our response to COVID-19. Further change will occur as it spreads throughout Aotearoa that could cause disruptions to our day-to-day business and services. Please be comforted in the knowledge that Te Oranganui are ready and prepared.
Our Senior Management Team at Te Oranganui are monitoring the situation closely, are receiving regular updates from the Ministry of Health and are working closely with the Whanganui District Health Board and the Whanganui Regional Health Network and Iwi.
Up to date information regarding COVID-19 at a national level is also available on the Ministry of Health website.
As a safety measure and to guarantee the wellbeing of whānau we ask that all manuhiri do not present on-site or enter any Te Oranganui buildings if:
- You have recently arrived in the country from ANYWHERE in the world
- You are supposed to be in self-isolation or live with someone who is in self-isolation
- You have been in close contact with someone who has been confirmed as having COVID-19 or awaiting on COVID-19 testing results
- You have been confirmed with COVID-19
For many of our whānau, this message may create a number of questions, therefore we encourage you to contact your Te Oranganui kaimahi/key worker in the first instance. If you are unable to get in touch with your kaimahi/key worker, please call Te Oranganui reception 06 349 0007.
Te Oranganui would like to remind whānau to:
- WASH YOUR HANDS REGULARLY WITH SOAP AND WATER IN THE FIRST INSTANCE
- COUGH AND SNEEZE INTO A TISSUE (IF AVAILABLE) OR INTO YOUR ELBOW
- DISPOSE OF TISSUE IMMEDIATELY INTO THE TRASH
- AVOID TOUCHING YOUR FACE, EYES, MOUTH & NOSE
- IF YOU ARE UNWELL, STAY HOME AND CALL YOUR GP OR HEALTHLINE
- IF YOUR TAMARIKI ARE UNWELL, KEEP THEM AT HOME AND CALL YOUR GP OR HEALTHLINE
- TRY TO AVOID PEOPLE WHO ARE UNWELL
- CLEAN AND DISINFECT FREQUENTLY TOUCHED SURFACES AND OBJECTS
Te Oranganui will aim to provide regular updates via our social media pages.
Kia mataara kia tātou katoa