COVID-19: Information for retirement villages

This page provides information for older people who live in a retirement village, their family and whānau, carers, and operators of retirement villages. This page also guides residents and operators to additional sources of information.

Where to find information for older people to stay safe

COVID-19 is an illness that can affect older people more. Additional information is available for at-risk people, including people who are aged 70 and over and/or have certain health conditions, which may put them at risk of severe illness should they contract COVID-19. For more information about how you can protect yourself, your family and whānau, please visit:

Where to find information about the use of masks in the community

Detailed and up to date information about the use of face coverings, such as masks, can be found on the Ministry of Health's website.

Published: September 9, 2021