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The Covid Vaccine booster is now available for 18 years and above. If it has been 6 months since your 2nd dose of the Covid vaccine, you can have a booster shot.
Ways to Book an Appointment:
1. Through MyIndici Patient Portal
If you have already booked your vaccine through the Book My Vaccine system and wish to be vaccinated by us, you will need to cancel your appointment with Book My Vaccine. This can easily be done via the link provided on the text confirming your appointment. You will need to book your vaccine directly through us by ringing 03 348 8989 as we are not using the national Book My Vaccine system to book appointments.
Covid-19 Testing Stations
If you have symptoms and want a Covid-19 swab, you can get tested at one of the testing stations listed below.
Orchard Road Covid-19 Testing Station
174 Orchard Road
Harewood, Christchurch (north of airport)
9am to 4pm
Whānau Ora Community Clinic CBAC
250 Pages Road
9am to 3.30pm
Old Wigram Fire Station
cnr Mustang and Sioux Avenues
10am to 3pm
The Ministry of Health have produced a video which explains the what to expect when you get your COVID-19 vaccination. Click on the following link to view this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OItqq4mCZvo&t=132s
They also have lots of useful information about the Covid Vaccine which you can read before getting it. https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-resources-and-tools/covid-19-accessible-information
For Ministry of Health easy to read information on the Covid-19 vaccine, Coronavirus and the Pandemic go to https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-resources-and-tools/covid-19-accessible-information/covid-19-easy-read-information
Covid Vaccine Passes
If you need to get a Covid Vaccine Pass the following link has all the information on how to do this https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/covid-19-vaccination-certificates/my-vaccine-pass/
If you are having difficulties getting a Covid Vaccine Pass, please ring us. We can help you with this.
International Travel - Covid Travel Swabs and Blood Testing
From 17 January we are no longer booking any appointments for Covid travel testing. The following medical centres can do these in Christchurch:
- Village Health. 30 Lincoln Road
- Riccarton Clinic. 4 Yaldhurst Road
- Moorhouse Medical. 3 Pilgrim Place
- WeCare Wigram. 67 Skyhawk Road
- Rako Science. https://www.rakoscience.com/ They do saliva PCR tests which are accepted by some countries.
For travellers to China: on the Chinese Embassy website, the testing clinic to go to is Northlands SCL https://testtotravel.co.nz/collection-centre/test-to-travel-canterbury-scl-northfield/
Domestic Travel - Rapid Antigen Testing
Remedy Pharmacy Riccarton (next door to Doctors on Riccarton) at 5 Wainui Street, Riccarton, will be doing Rapid Antigen Testing for people who need it for travelling within New Zealand. Please phone them for an appointment. Phone: 03-925 9963
Please click this link for more places that are doing Rapid Antigen Testing
We are not doing Rapid Antigen Testing.