Council Facilities and Services under Alert Level 2 It’s largely business-as-usual for our community facilities and services under Alert Level 2. Customer service desks - Thames, Coromandel Town, Whitianga and Whangamata: These are all open, with no change in operating hours. Visitors are being asked to complete the contract-tracing register. Kerbside rubbish & recycling collections: Continuing as usual. tcdc.govt.nz/kerbside Refuse Transfer Stations: Open as normal. Use the government contract tracing app and sign-in books. Keep a distance from other users. tcdc.govt.nz/rts Boat ramps & wharves: Open. Car parks: Open for normal use. Thames Centennial Pool: Open. Changes to operations outlined here: tcdc.govt.nz/swim District Libraries: Open, but events at individual libraries may be cancelled. More information tcdc.govt.nz/libraries or call Thames Library 07 868 6616. Tairua Library 07 864 7960. Mercury Bay Library 07 866 4776. Halls: Open as usual, but with restrictions on group size for bookings. tcdc.govt.nz/halls Jack McLean Community Recreation Centre, Thames: open, but operating with social distancing and contact-tracing register. See https://tcdc.govt.nz/Our-Services/Parks-Playgrounds-Reserves-and-Sport-Fields/Sports-Fields-and-Venues/Jack-McLean-Community-Recreation-Centre/ Playgrounds: Open Public toilets: Open. tcdc.govt.nz/publictoilets Drinking fountains & showers: Working as usual BBQs: On Thames Connector public bus service: Is operating on demand. Call them on 021 250 6241 to book. Information on COVID-19 testing in the Thames-Coromandel District. There are designated GPs also offering COVID-19 assessment in the Thames-Coromandel District. Healthline or your GP will be able to tell you who they are. Please call first to make an appointment. Glenview Medical Centre 07 843 4429 1 Urlich Ave, Melville, HamiltonMonday - Friday 8am-5pm.*Referral required by phone from other practices please. Health Te Aroha 07 8848 053 28 Church Street , Te ArohaMonday - Friday 9am until 3pm.*Ideal to have referring practices give notice, or patients to call in advance. Whangamata Medical Centre 07 865 8032 103 Lincoln Rd, WhangamataMonday - Friday 1pm to 5pm*All patients to call the clinic in advance. Te Korowai O Hauora Thames 0508 835 676210 Richmond Street, ThamesMonday - Friday 8.30am-4pm.*Ring first to make an appointment. Mercury Baby Medical Centre 078665911 87 Albert St, Whitianga www.mbmc.co.nz*All patients to call the clinic to make a booking in advance. Support Local Our ‘support local’ campaign is all about helping keep Coromandel businesses going as our economy feels the weight of the COVID-19 virus. Click here for more information. We've held well-attended online forums on the hospitality and building sectors and we’re looking at another forum in late May for the retail sector. See tcdc.govt.nz/supportlocal for more information.