Katikati CBAC open Monday and Friday next week

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The drive-through COVID-19 assessment centre in Katikati will be open on Monday and Friday next week.

The service will be operational from 10am-2pm on those days. The location and opening times are as follows:

Katikati Community Based Assessment Centre, Katikati Rugby Club, Fairview Road, Katikati

Monday 11 May 10am – 2pm
Friday 15 May 10am – 2pm

Bay of Plenty District Health Board Community Based Health Services Lead Dr Joe Bourne says hours may continue to change depending on the level of demand but the centre would operate for as long as needed.

People with the following symptoms are eligible to be seen at the drive-through facility:
• Cough 
• Shortness of Breath 
• Sore Throat 
• Runny Nose

All symptoms can be with or without fever and people are advised to bring their NHI number along with them. 

If you are unsure if you meet the eligibility, please call your General Practice or Healthline for advice. 

People are required to arrive at the drive-through assessment centre in a vehicle, only with those within their bubble. Those who don’t have access to a vehicle should contact their GP for advice. 

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