Health and hospital facilities during COVID-19

Visiting Whanganui Hospital 

Primary health services are operating as normal but we encourage everyone in our hospital to maintain high hygiene standards. 


Depending on the current COVID-19 Alert Level:


  • All visitors may be asked to sign in.

  • Sometimes our staff may need to limit visitor numbers. 

  • Consider your need to visit the hospital if you are unwell with COVID-19 symptoms. Please call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 if you are concerned about COVID-19 symptoms
  • If you need emergency care, you should go to Whanganui Emergency Department or Whanganui Accident Emergency on the Whanganui Hospital. We are here for you during all COVID-19 Alert Levels.
  • Wash your hands and use hand sanitiser regularly

Whanganui Hospital visiting hours are from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week.       


Remember: If you are unwell, please stay away and phone Healthline or your GP for advice.


Please visit Unite Against Covid or the Ministry of Health website for national information about Covid-19