Providing antiviral medicine for COVID-19 to eligible people will become the key focus of primary and community pharmacy care from 1 October.
All COVID-19 requirements removed, recommendations remain
Although requirements have been removed, we recommend you isolate for 5 days and wear a mask when visiting healthcare facilities. Some facilities may still ask you to wear a face mask. Please respect their policies to protect those at higher risk.
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Effective from 12:01am Tuesday 15 August, 7 day mandatory isolation, wearing of face masks for visitors to healthcare facilities removed.
From 1 March the Pfizer bivalent vaccine will replace the existing booster. From 1 April, an additional booster will be available for those eligible.