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Level 3 arrangements - find out what's possible

How do I expand my bubble and keep it safe?

Is respite available during Alert Level 3?

Can I visit my family member in a community residential home?

I employ my own support workers, are there any changes at Alert Level 3?

Learn more on how to expand your bubble safely and read up-to-date information about disability support services during Alert Level 3 at: www.health.govt.nz/COVID19-disability (external website)

On this web page you’ll find a range of useful information including: Covid-19 assessment and testing, managing your health conditions, how to get your flu vaccine, advice for people who are more at-risk, and more.

You will also find detailed information about getting disability support during Covid-19, including:

  • Respite options
  • Carer Support during COVID-19
  • Guidance for disabled people and whānau who employ their own support workers
  • Paying resident family as carers
  • Funded Family Care
  • What to do if you support worker does not turn up?
  • Behaviour support services from Explore

The Ministry of Health is continually adding information to this web page as it becomes available. Guidance for Alert Level 2 is being developed.  Once the government decides that New Zealand is ready to move to Alert Level 2 then information will be added to the web page.