COVID 19

Kia ora to the Aotearoa Down syndrome community

The NZDSA National Committee and the team at National office hope that you and your whānau are adapting to lockdown and are safe and taking care of each other. Our thoughts are with you and we want you to know that the NZDSA National office team members continue to work remotely and we are able to provide you with information and support. You can contact the NZDSA on 0800 693 724 or [email protected]

We will be collating information that we feel might be useful for you so keep checking. If you find information that you think will benefit other families, then please email  [email protected]

General information

https://covid19.govt.nz/

Important information for disabled people and their whañau

Easy Read Information

Information in Te Reo and NZ Sign Language

Other information you may find useful

Helpful information to look after your well being

Protect yourself:

Four easy steps to protect ourselves and others and prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water often (for at least 20 seconds).
  • Cough or sneeze into your elbow or by covering your mouth and nose with tissues
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Stay away from others if you feel unwell