Covid-19 Condition Orange Church Service

We are in Covid-19 Condition Orange, and will be conducting Church services as follows:

  • Key Points.
    • There is no limit for indoor or outdoor gatherings.
    • face mask is encouraged.
    • Workers and volunteers must wear face masks — unless they are exempt.
    • Performers and formal speakers do not need to wear a face mask when performing or speaking. They should, or are encouraged to wear face masks when not performing or speaking.
  • Stay home if you are sick.
    • If you have cold, flu or COVID-19 symptoms, you should get a test. You must stay home until you get a negative result. Call your doctor or Healthline on 0800 358 5453 for advice about getting tested.
    • By getting a test, you are helping to keep your community safe. Testing is always free for everyone.
  • Good Hygiene required.
    • Washing your hands is one of the easiest ways to keep yourself safe. Wash often with soap for 20 seconds. Then dry your hands completely. This kills the virus by bursting its protective bubble.
    • Avoid touching your face, including your eyes, nose or mouth, if your hands are not clean.
    • Using hand sanitiser is also effective at killing germs and viruses. It destroys the protective bubble of the virus, but only if the sanitiser has at least 60% alcohol. Sanitiser is also effective in reducing the number and type of germs on your hands.
    • Cough or sneeze into your elbow or cover your mouth and nose with tissues. Put tissues in a bin immediately, then wash your hands thoroughly. This will catch the droplets and keep the virus off your hands, so you will not spread it to other people and make them sick too.
    • You are not required to maintain physical distance from others in the traffic light system. But it is still worthwhile keeping a safe distance from people you do not know while out and about. This will help reduce the spread of COVID-19 if it is in the community.
  • Vaccinations
    • Everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand aged 5 and over can get their free COVID-19 vaccination now. You can get a booster if it has been at least 3 months since your second dose.
    • Vaccination remains one of the best tools in the fight against COVID-19. Even if you have had COVID-19, getting a booster once enough time has passed gives you another a layer of protection from the virus.
    • Being up-to-date with your COVID-19 vaccinations also helps protect people who are more at risk of becoming seriously ill from the virus and people who cannot be vaccinated such as babies and children under 5 years old.

Members are requested and encouraged to wear masks at all times