Published 1 December 2021
The COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 requires all health and disability workers who face a high risk of exposure to COVID-19 to be vaccinated. This includes:
Source: Ministry of Health
Read the full list of professions regulated under the HPCA Act 2003.
Unvaccinated health workers
The Public Health Response (Required Testing and Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 states that health practitioners who conduct consultations with patients only by remote means (for example, online or by telephone) are not required to be vaccinated. This only applies to the Order and employers may still require this.