Prevention is key!
Try and avoid getting sick if you can by following these few steps (If you do get sick, try and not to share them with anyone else)
If you have any cold/flu/covid like symptoms do regular RAT tests until you are better. However, if you do get sick, here are some tips to help:
If self medicating with any cold/flu medications, we recommend you speak to your friendly local pharmacist for advice on which medicines are right for you as some might not be suitable for you depending on your medical history (contra-indications) and what medication/natural supplements you might be taking regularly (interactions).
If you do have a confirmed case of COVID-19, please see our other page for more information.
For more detailed information leaflets on Cold/Flu as well as some other conditions, you can visit NZ Online Chemist Self Help Information page or if you need some other health advice, some of the best sites are below:
Or you can call Healthline for advice on 0800 611 116
OR If it is for a child less than 16 years of age; Starship Hospital https://www.starship.org.nz/