If you have diphtheria or have been in contact with someone with diphtheria, public health services will contact you to tell you what you need to do. They will support you with advice on how to keep yourself and your whānau safe during your illness.
You may have to stay home from school, work, and early childhood services, and avoid close contact with previously unexposed people.
If you do not hear from them, phone Healthline for more information.
Call Healthline: 0800 611 116