COVID-19 – Information and Resources for People with SCI

COVID-19 – Information and Resources for People with SCI

The following information has been provided by the NZ Spinal Trust it is useful for all New Zealanders with Spinal Cord Injuries and their family, whānau and friends.

 

The NZ Spinal Trust and the Burwood Academy of Independent Living, along with input from the Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit, the Burwood Spinal Unit and the Burwood Academy Consultation Group, have prepared these Information Sheets:


COVID-19 Advice for people with SCI: #1: Keeping safe
COVID-19 Advice for people with SCI: #2: If you think you have it
COVID-19 Advice for people with SCI: #3: If you have Carers
COVID-19 Health professionals working with SCI people

 

All of Government: The main Government website for the latest information about COVID-19 and portal to other more specific sites is: https://covid19.govt.nz/

 

Ministry of Health: The main page for ALL Health System-related details (updated daily and as news/announcements occur):
https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/novel-coronavirus-covid-19

 

Accident Compensation Corp: COVID-19 details from ACC for their clients and providers available here: https://www.acc.co.nz/newsroom/stories/important-information-about-novel-coronavirus-covid-19/

 

Other useful links:
Health Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand (www.hqsc.govt.nz) resources:

 

Easy Read versions of Ministry of Health COVID-19 information (main page here…):

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