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Greater Wellington
COVID-19 Hub

This website is a collaboration of the health lead agencies responding to COVID-19 in the Greater Wellington region - Capital & Coast DHB, Hutt Valley DHB, Wairarapa DHB, and Regional Public Health.

To respond effectively to COVID-19, DHB teams work closely with a wide range of partners, including Primary Health Organisations, Māori, Pacific and disability providers, GPs and the local pharmacy network. Together we are working to provide vaccination and testing services across the region and to ensure that people are provided with the health and welfare support they require to safely isolate in the community – preserving their health and protecting their communities.

The District Health Boards (DHB) are government-funded organisations and are responsible for planning, funding and providing healthcare and disability support services and are the lead agencies in the health response to COVID-19. 

Capital & Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and covers the region from just south of Ōtaki through Porirua and Wellington City.

CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

CCDHB is a pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

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Hutt Valley DHB provides community and hospital services in the Hutt Valley and works together with CCDHB and health providers across the whole region.

Hutt Valley DHB specifically covers Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Petone, Wainuiomata and Eastbourne and serves approximately 150,000 people.

People under 25 years of age account for 32 percent of the Hutt Valley population and those aged 65 years of age account for approximately 15 per cent.

Hutt Valley DHB operates one hospital: Hutt Hospital in Lower Hutt. We provide a range of specialist services in the community including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services. Hutt Valley DHB also provides sub-regional and regional services for other DHBs.

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Wairarapa District Health Board meets the needs of around 45,000 citizens of Martinborough, Featherston, Greytown, Carterton, Masterton and outlying rural districts.

Wairarapa DHB works with others to plan, fund and provide a range of healthcare services for residents of Wairarapa including:

  • Primary healthcare providers
  • Aged residential care and home support services
  • Mental health providers
  • Pharmacies
  • Laboratory and radiology providers
  • Local, regional and national hospitals

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Regional Public Health (RPH) is a sub-regional public health service, working with communities across the Greater Wellington region, alongside our three District Health Boards (DHBs), Capital & Coast, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.

RPH works with communities to make them healthier, safer places to live. They promote good health, prevent disease, and improve the quality of life for our population, with a particular focus on children, Māori and Pacific populations.

Much of the work in public health is behind the scenes ensuring a healthy and safe environment for our population, including influencing policy, writing submissions, enforcing health legislation and working with other agencies to improve access to services and resources.

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