In response to ongoing community preparedness for the spread of COVID 19 and particular concern for the vulnerability of the elderly and immune-compromised populations Arthritis New Zealand has decided to suspend community presentations, workshops and face to face clinics at least until Easter. We will then reassess the situation based on the advice from key agencies such as the Ministry of Health.
We will continue to promote our 0800 telephone service and encourage people to call us for support and advice about managing their arthritis. We will also be working to provide more education and information on our website and social media. If you do not have internet access, can you arrange for family, friends or neighbours to check our website announcements for you?
The situation is rapidly changing and we have a COVID 19 update on the home page of our website – check this regularly for a further changes or notifications.