There is no immunisation to protect against COVID-19, but you can protect your child against other serious diseases like whooping cough and measles. Immunisation remains a priority for whānau during all COVID-19 alert levels.
Looking for something to help your child make sense of coronavirus (COVID-19)? Check these resources - from videos for kids about the science behind coronavirus to online stories that can be important conversation starters in your household. The resources cover the range of Alert Levels in New Zealand.
All children from 6 months of age can benefit from yearly flu immunisation. It is especially important for children with certain long-term health conditions. It's also important for women in pregnancy.
There are 3 really important steps when caring for your child with eczema: using lots of moisturiser; bathing once a day and using steroids when your child's skin has active eczema. Watch the video to see these steps in action.