COVID-19 Statement

Obstetric Ultrasound

Obstetric Ultrasound

We continue to closely monitor advice from the Ministry of Health and Capital & Coast District Health Board to take extra precautionary measures to ensure the safety of our patients and team members while still providing obstetric and acute ultrasound services under alert level 2. 

 

To protect everyone, please do not attend if:

  • If you have any cold or flu-like symptoms including fever, cough, sore throat, change in sense of smell or taste

  • If you have been in contact with a suspected case of Covid-19 or awaiting a Covid-19 test result

  • If you or a close contact have returned from a location of interest

Locations of Interest

If you have attended any of locations of interest or been in contact with any new confirmed community cases of COVID-19, please follow the New Zealand Ministry of Health instructions and call Health-line if you’re not sure what you should do 0800 358 5453. MOH locations of interest 

 

To help protect clients and staff, please do not attend appointments if you are unwell.

PLEASE ENSURE YOU WEAR A MASK BEFORE ENTERING ONE OF OUR CLINICS

What is Wellington Ultrasound doing to reduce my risk of exposure?

 

  • You are welcome to bring a maximum of one support person and please no children

  • On arrival we encourage the use of hand sanitiser and you must check in using your QR code at the entrance or sign in manually.  

  • Importantly you must physically distance. Stay at least two meters away from people you don’t know.

  •  Universal precautions (gel and masks) are available onsite. Staff are frequently sanitising surfaces (high-touch areas).

  • After each diagnostic procedure all surfaces are disinfected and cleaned. 

  • Sonography staff will be using appropriate PPE 

We are actively following all health and travel advice issued including mandatory isolation periods for all team members. We support all our team members who need to stay at home if they are unwell for any reason.

People who are symptomatic please DO NOT attend the clinic please contact us to arrange a suitable time for their scan.

 

If you are experiencing a fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, change in sense of smell or taste we encourage you to contact your GP or Health-line on 0800 358 5453. See covid19.govt.nz for more information. 

Please be reassured your health and safety is at the forefront of our care.

Updated 07/09/2021