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Covid Antivirals Available
Antiviral medication to treat COVID-19 is now available for eligible people who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are at risk of getting seriously ill.
Covid Antivirals Available
Antiviral medication to treat COVID-19 is now available for eligible people who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are at risk of getting seriously ill.

Getting COVID-19 medicine from our Pharmacy

From 28 July 2022, you may be eligible to get COVID-19 antiviral medicines from our pharmacy if you have tested positive, or have COVID-19 symptoms in the last FIVE days .

To be eligible you must also either be:

  • 65 years or older 

  • have had a previous admission to ICU directly as a result of COVID-19 

  • with sickle cell disease 

  • with very weakened immune system, 

  • with Down syndrome 

  • with a combination of several risk factors such as:

    • Māori or Pasifika ethnicity

    • having complex health needs or disability

    • not having completed the full COVID-19 vaccine course yet.
       

Read more about COVID-19 antivirals access criteria.  

You might also be eligible if you:

  • are taking regular medicines

  • are older

  • are of Māori or Pacific Island ethnicity

  • have complex health needs or disability

  • are not up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations.



IMPORTANT: If you have trouble breathing, chest pain, or feel confused or faint please phone 111. Learn More about seeking medical advice here.

Find our pharmacy

Life Pharmacy Howick Village
75 Picton Street
Howick 2014
New Zealand

Life Pharmacy Howick

We are located centrally in picturesque Howick in East Auckland. Our pharmacy has been serving the community for nearly 100 years