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Measles on weekend trip from Auckland to Palmerston North

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 10:58 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is alerting passengers on weekend flights between Auckland and Palmerston North that they may have been exposed to measles. More >>

Measles case on Auckland to New Plymouth flight

Friday, 12 July 2019, 9:01 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is aware of a person who flew from Auckland to New Plymouth last Sunday and has since been confirmed as having measles. More >>

Measles case on Bali to Auckland flight

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 9:04 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of a case of measles in a New Zealander travelling from Bali to Auckland. The person did not know they had measles at the time. More >>

Auckland businesses challenged to join the ‘refillution’

Monday, 1 July 2019, 12:43 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland businesses are being challenged to join the ‘refillution’ this Plastic Free July by becoming official RefillNZ stations. More >>

Auckland children to be vaccinated for measles at 12 months

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 9:35 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The first measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination has been brought forward to 12 months from 15 months in Auckland because of the region’s measles outbreak. More >>

Record number of illegal cigarette sales to teenagers

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 3:12 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) last month identified nine retailers illegally selling tobacco to teenagers over just a two-week period. More >>

Auckland measles cases: 15

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 12:28 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of three new measles cases, taking the number of confirmed cases in Auckland for this year to 15. More >>

Nine cases of measles confirmed in Auckland

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 3:01 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of five new cases of measles, with the majority being close contacts of an existing case. More >>

Fourth measles case notified in Auckland

Monday, 18 March 2019, 2:15 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is working with the University of Auckland to contact students and staff who have shared classes with a first year student with measles. More >>

Two measles cases notified in Auckland

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 2:27 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is asking people who may have been exposed to measles in three public locations to be alert to symptoms. More >>

Whooping cough spike prompts call for immunisation catch ups

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 10:06 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service is asking parents to get their children immunised for the school year as a second spike in whooping cough cases continues. More >>

Measles alert for travellers from Philippines

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 2:15 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of a new case of measles and is asking people who may have come in contact with that person to watch out for symptoms. More >>

Antibiotics, advice after meningococcal death

Sunday, 21 October 2018, 8:52 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has sent staff to a Motutapu Island camp to provide protective antibiotics and assess the risk to others after a young man attending the camp died from suspected meningococcal disease last night in Auckland ... More >>

Measles Alert for West Auckland

Friday, 5 October 2018, 5:25 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (APRHS) has been notified of a possible case of measles at Kelston Boys’ High School, and is advising anyone who has visited the school between 20th - 25th September to be aware and watch for symptoms. More >>

Another measles case in Auckland: Call for vigilance

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 2:40 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has confirmed a second case of measles. It is likely this person has caught the disease on flight SQ285 which landed in Auckland on 22 February 2018. More >>

Measles alert for Singapore flight passengers

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 12:37 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Travellers who arrived at Auckland International Airport on Singapore Air flight SQ285 from Singapore at 11.45am on February 22 may have been exposed to measles, says the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS). More >>

Authority upholds complaint against Santa offering Coke

Friday, 23 February 2018, 12:34 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) Complaints Board has agreed that Santa should not be used in advertising that promotes Coca Cola to children and young people. More >>

Dengue Fever Spike Prompts Auckland Health Warning

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 10:41 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

With dengue fever outbreaks across the Pacific, Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is advising anyone travelling to the region to take steps to avoid mosquito bites. More >>

Don’t Give Food Poisoning for Christmas

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 10:15 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Barbecues, family feasts and outdoor eating go with the territory during the Christmas holidays - unfortunately so do the rates of gastroenteritis reported to public health. More >>

Mumps cases in Auckland more than previous 16 years added up

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 11:33 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

A ‘lost generation’ of young people is facing a triple threat of potentially serious diseases as a result of low immunisation rates in many Auckland communities. More >>

 

 

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