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Unichem Onerahi Pharmacy

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8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access

Book online via  the national booking system - "Book my vaccine" -  https://bookmyvaccine.covid19.health.nz

or phone us on 09 4360567.  We have clinics most days and including many Saturday mornings.

The current criteria includes people who are

 50 years and older,
 kuia, kaumātua and their whānau (the people they live with and their carers),
 people aged 16-64 and have a relevant underlying health condition, or
 a person with a disability, or
 someone caring for a person with a disability, or
 are pregnant (any trimester).

 

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

If you are getting a flu, MMR or other vaccine, it will affect timing of the COVID-19 vaccination. Please discuss with your health provider.

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Description

Pharmacists can help to support the health of your family; they can provide advice and treatment for common minor illnesses for all ages.

Pharmacists ensure that prescriptions are dispensed correctly and that the medicine and dose is appropriate for you, so that you receive the maximum benefits from your medicines. Your pharmacist will help you understand what your medicines are prescribed for, how to take them, possible side effects and how to store them.

All advice and treatment is conducted in a professional and confidential manner and most services are provided free of charge and do not generally require an appointment.

For safe disposal, please return any expired or unwanted medicines, or needles/lancets and syringes to your pharmacy. There is no charge for this service.

Please don't hesitate to contact us directly if you have any questions.

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Sunday & Public Holidays Closed

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Northland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun).

Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access

Book online via  the national booking system - "Book my vaccine" -  https://bookmyvaccine.covid19.health.nz

or phone us on 09 4360567.  We have clinics most days and including many Saturday mornings.

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  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine
  • Influenza (flu) vaccine
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WINZ and other reports

If you require reports on your medicines or the cost of your medicines please ask a member of the pharmacy team.

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • NZ sign language interpreter
  • Support to make decisions
  • Assistance to move around
  • Quiet, low sensory environment
  • A longer appointment time
  • More space to move around
  • Wheelchair access

If you would like additional support or assistance at your vaccine appointment, you can let us know when you book your slot.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Northland

Contact Details

116 Onerahi Road
Onerahi
Whangarei
Northland 0110

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Street Address

116 Onerahi Road
Onerahi
Whangarei
Northland 0110

Postal Address

116 Onerahi Road
Onerahi
Whangarei 0110

This page was last updated at 1:59PM on September 21, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Unichem Onerahi Pharmacy.