Archive for the 'Health' Category

No New COVID-19 Community Cases; 9 Cases In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

6 March 2021

There are no new COVID-19 cases to report in the community.

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National Hauora Coalition & Counties Manukau Health Addressing Impacts From Misinformation About Throat Swabs In Schools

Press Release – National Hauora Coalition

The National Hauora Coalition (NHC) and Counties Manukau Health raised concerns last week (25 February) about misinformation spreading across social media about COVID-19 testing in schools. Read more »

No New COVID-19 Cases

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in the community today.

There are no new cases to report in managed isolation. Read more »

Stressed Teenagers Reluctant To Seek Formal Help – New NZ Research

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Young New Zealanders who are experiencing stress are more likely to seek help from friends and families than from counsellors or other specialists, according to a new study published in Stress and Health journal, raising questions about how effective the help they receive may be. Read more »

New Zealanders Being Denied Critical Health Treatment

Press Release – Physiotherapy New Zealand

Regulated health professionals can safely treat patients in Alert Level 3, say allied health leaders, who are questioning the Government’s position that prevents the public from accessing necessary healthcare. Read more »

No New COVID-19 Community Cases; 6 Cases In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new COVID-19 cases to report in the community.

There are 6 new COVID-19 cases to report in managed isolation. Read more »

New Zealand’s First Dedicated Cystic Fibrosis Podcast – What The CF! A Cystic Fibrosis Podcast.

Press Release – WTCF

Auckland couple launch a new podcast dedicated to Cystic Fibrosis

What the CF! A Cystic Fibrosis Podcast is dedicated to telling Cystic Fibrosis stories from Aotearoa. Read more »

No New COVID-19 Community Cases; 2 Cases In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

3 March

There are no new COVID-19 cases to report in the community.

There are two new COVID-19 cases to report in managed isolation. One of these cases is historical and deemed not infectious.

Testing update

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No New COVID-19 Community Cases; 4 Cases In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new COVID-19 cases to report in the community.

There are four new COVID-19 cases to report in managed isolation.

Whole Genome Sequencing for Case O

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Young Adults And Risk-taking – Expert Q&A

Press Release – Science Media Centre

The recently announced community cases of COVID-19 includes a young adult who visited several places while potentially infectious.

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Strong Demand For COVID-19 Testing Under Alert Level 3

Press Release – Northern Region Health Coordination Centre

There has been a strong public response for COVID-19 testing since the Auckland region entered community Alert Level 3 on Sunday morning. Read more »

Debunking The Biggest Hearing-loss Myth This World Hearing Day

Press Release – The Hearing House

Think losing your hearing comes part and parcel with the ageing process? Hear this: Age-related hearing loss can be treated. Read more »

Vaccinations Get Underway In Bay Of Plenty

Press Release – Bay of Plenty District Health Board


Hospital Security person Irene and Registered Nurse Wendy Thompson deliver the first of the COVID-19 vaccines to the Sulphur Point.

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No New COVID-19 Community Cases; 1 Case In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new COVID-19 cases in the community to report since yesterday evening when we reported the community case, Case O. Read more »

No New COVID-19 Community Cases; 1 Case In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new COVID-19 cases in the community to report since yesterday evening when we reported the community case, Case O. Read more »

Vaccination Of Health Workers On Standby Lists

Press Release – New Zealand Medical Association

Because of the very short period for administration of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine once it has been defrosted, District Health Boards are operating standby lists for frontline health workers who can be called in to receive the vaccines before they expire. Read more »

Auckland Should Be Prioritised For Vaccine Roll-out

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland should be prioritised for the vaccine roll-out over other areas that are at less risk from COVID-19, Mayor Goff said today. Read more »

1 Further COVID-19 Community Case; Already In Quarantine And Linked To Auckland Cluster

Press Release – Ministry of Health

A further person linked to the Auckland February cluster, who is already in the Auckland quarantine facility, has tested positive for COVID-19. Read more »

2 Already Reported COVID-19 Community Cases; 2 Cases In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are two cases of COVID-19 in the community to report. These cases were reported yesterday evening, and are part of the Auckland February cluster. Read more »

Surgery And Outpatient Appointments To Go Ahead At Canterbury DHB Facilities Tomorrow

Press Release – Canterbury DHB

Under Alert Level 2, surgery and outpatient appointments will go ahead in Canterbury as planned tomorrow.

However, if you are sick please stay home and call the number on the appointment letter to let staff know you won’t be attending. Read more »

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