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Health warning issued for Lake Ohakuri
6 December 2019
A health warning has been issued for Lake Ohakuri as routine monitoring results provided by Waikato Regional Council have confirmed a bloom of...
Ensure you and your family are immunised against measles
12 November 2019
With the year drawing to a close and summer holidays fast approaching, the local Medical Officer of Health is urging Bay of Plenty and Lakes...
Parents urged to ensure children are up-to-date with MMR immunisation as vaccine supply improves
25 October 2019
New Zealand’s largest measles outbreak in many years is not over yet. Cases continue to be confirmed daily in Auckland and elsewhere.  With 33...
Measles alert for North Island Seventh Day Adventist school holiday camp
16 October 2019
Media release from Auckland Regional Public Health Service (issued 16th October 2019) - Measles alert for North Island Seventh Day Adventist school...
Ongoing risk of measles requires vigilance
26 September 2019
Following up measles cases and close contacts to contain the spread of the disease, and maintaining the national Childhood Immunisation Schedule...
Focus on controlling measles continues in the Bay of Plenty
23 September 2019
Following up measles cases and close contacts to contain the spread of the disease, and maintaining the national Childhood Immunisation Schedule...
Serious measles outbreak in Auckland - ensure you and your family are protected before travelling
28 August 2019
A serious measles outbreak in Auckland has prompted the local Medical Officer of Health for the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts to urge local...
‘Big Latch On’ supports local mums to breastfeed
25 July 2019
Breastfeeding mothers across the Bay of Plenty and Lakes are set to join thousands of other women around the world to simultaneously breastfeed their...
Measles Alert for Basketball New Zealand Under 15 Nationals
24 July 2019
Toi Te Ora Public Health is urging those who attended the Basketball New Zealand Under 15 Nationals tournament held at Trustpower Arena in Mount...
Celebrating Council Leadership on World Smokefree Day
31 May 2019
To mark World Smokefree Day, Toi Te Ora Public Health is celebrating local councils who have gone the extra mile to support their community, and the...
Young people will be the generation that helps stop HPV cancers
20 May 2019
Young people are being encouraged to take the opportunity to get immunised for free to protect themselves from human papillomavirus (HPV), a common...
Measles in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes - Update #9
13 May 2019
Since our last report on 3rd May, there have been five additional cases of measles confirmed in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts.  This brings...
Measles in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes – Update #8
3 May 2019
Since yesterday’s report, there have been no additional cases of measles confirmed in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts.  The total number of...
Measles in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes – Update #7
2 May 2019
Since yesterday’s report, a further three cases of measles have been confirmed in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts, bringing the total number...
Measles in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes – Update #6
1 May 2019
Since yesterday’s report we now have two confirmed cases of measles in Taupō.  This brings the total number of confirmed cases across the Bay of...
Measles in the Bay of Plenty - Update #5
30 April 2019
Since last week’s report, a further two cases of measles have been confirmed in the Bay of Plenty, bringing the total number of confirmed measles...
Measles in the Bay of Plenty – Update #4
24 April 2019
Since last week’s report, a further four cases of measles have been confirmed in the Bay of Plenty, bringing the total number of measles reported...
Measles in the Bay of Plenty - Update #3
17 April 2019
There have now been six cases of measles reported in the Bay of Plenty region in the past month. “The most recent case, reported last night, is...
Measles in the Bay of Plenty - Update #2
12 April 2019
There have now been five cases of measles in the Bay of Plenty region in the past month. “This most recent case does not appear to be linked to the...
Measles in Mount Maunganui - Update #1
9 April 2019
Toi Te Ora Public Health has identified four cases of measles occuring over the last three weeks that have been linked to the Mount Maunganui area of...
Measles in Mount Maunganui
8 April 2019
There are currently cases of measles in Christchurch and Auckland, and now a case of measles has been confirmed in Mount Maunganui in the Bay of...
Green light given for recreational use of Waihī Estuary; shellfish still to be avoided
14 March 2019
One of two health warnings issued for Waihī Estuary at Pukehina (Little Waihī), has now been lifted by the Medical Officer of Health. Dr Jim...
International measles outbreaks prompt renewed call for MMR vaccination
1 March 2019
International measles outbreaks prompt renewed call for MMR vaccination - Ministry of Health...
Bay of Plenty schools and parents helping to prevent cancer
20 February 2019
All Year 8 children can receive free immunisations at participating schools to protect against human papillomavirus (HPV), a common virus that can...
Health warning lifted for Lake Okaro
15 February 2019
The health warning issued in November for Lake Okaro has now been lifted by the Medical Officer of Health. Results of water testing by Bay of Plenty...
Measles – make sure you and your family are immune
1 February 2019
With recent cases of measles in our region and students returning to school, the local Medical Officer of Health is urging parents to ensure their...
Keep Your Whānau Cool and Healthy as Thermometers Climb
29 January 2019
With temperatures across the Bay of Plenty and Lakes set to sizzle over the coming days, our local Medical Officer of Health has some tips to help...
Shellfish biotoxin alert – Bay of Plenty and Waikato region
24 January 2019
Shellfish biotoxin alert – Bay of Plenty and Waikato region - Ministry of Primary Industries...
Awareness encouraged following cases of meningococcal infection
4 January 2019
Awareness encouraged following cases of meningococcal infection - Bay of Plenty District Health Board...
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