Testing positive with COVID-19

Most of us will be managing COVID from home. Read this info on how to best manage your symptoms, and when to seek medical help.

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Financial Support

COVID-19 isn't easy. Make sure you're applying for COVID leave, and if you or your family members need some additional assistance, find out what support you can access.

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Preparing for Omicron

There are few easy steps you can take to prep you and your household for Omicron - basic medication, groceries and key contacts to have on hand ahead of time. Read these simple but important tips to help you get through as best you can.

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Mental health and wellbeing.

It’s really important that we all are taking steps to manage our mental health, which is just as important as our physical health. Continuing to look after our wellbeing is essential.

-The NZ Government has put in place a new mental health and wellbeing campaign to help support New Zealanders get through COVID-19. The "Getting through together", Whāia E Tātou Te Pae Tawhiti, campaign provides great tips and support on how we can help ourselves, and each other through this stressful time. Even if you feel you are coping well, check out this website as you might be able to pick up some great tips to help those around you.

Getting through together

Employee Assistance Programme (XAP)

This is a free and confidential Wellbeing Support service for YMCA team members and their families - provided by Xero Assistance Programme (XAP)

You can contact them by phoning 0800 360 364 and quoting XEROCUSTNZ or by visiting

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Free youth healthcare

Free and confidential Healthcare is available for our young people (aged 10 - 25 years).

Two clinics so far, Papatoetoe and Grey Lynn, with more to be announced. Under Alert Level 3 this free service will be in-person or via tele health.

To enrol, complete the enrolment form and email to yhs@healthconnections.co.nz

For more info - phone/text 0224288396

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