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COVID-19 Alert Level 1 Update


At Alert Level 1, there are no COVID-specific restrictions on services for, or the handling and care of, companion animals.

The disease is contained in New Zealand.

Risk assessment

  • COVID-19 is uncontrolled overseas.
  • Isolated household transmission could be occurring in New Zealand.

Range of measures that can be applied locally or nationally

  • Schools and and businesses are open, and must operate safely.
  • No restrictions on personal movement but people are encouraged to maintain a record of where they have been.
  • No restrictions on gatherings but organisers encouraged to maintain records to enable contact tracing.
  • Stay home if you’re sick, report flu-like symptoms.
  • Wash and dry your hands, cough into your elbow, don’t touch your face.
  • No restrictions on domestic transport — avoid public transport or travel if you’re sick.
  • No restrictions on workplaces or services but they are encouraged to maintain records to enable contact tracing.

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Rocky, Wookie and Jack can’t wait to have you staying with us again!