Support and information for seniors
This section has information about COVID-19 and useful services for older people.
How to take a rapid antigen test (RAT)
Find instructions for how to use a rapid antigen test (RAT) kit at home.
If you have COVID-19
Find out what steps to take if you test positive for COVID-19, including how to self-isolate.
Self-isolating if you are older or have a disability (external link)
Find information on the Health Navigator website about keeping safe, testing and getting support.
Tips for isolating at home (external link)
The Ministry of Health has advice for making self-isolating at home easier.
Wearing a face mask
Face masks are a way we can protect ourselves and others. We encourage you to wear one whenever you can.
Who does not need to wear a face mask
For some people wearing a face mask is unsuitable. Find a list of valid reasons where a mask does not need to be worn and who does not need to wear one.
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