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Low vaccination rates fuelling Auckland’s mumps outbreak

Monday, 3 July 2017, 10:36 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is concerned not enough young Aucklanders are immunised in the face of an unrelenting mumps outbreak. More >>

New measles case confirmed

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 11:44 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service has been notified of a new case of measles from recent travel overseas, and requests people watch for symptoms of measles if they have been to the following public places at the same times as the infected person. More >>

Update: Auckland typhoid outbreak

Monday, 10 April 2017, 3:37 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

As at 10 April 2017, the number of cases of typhoid in Auckland remains unchanged for the fourth consecutive day. More >>

Advice to Pacific communities over the weekend

Friday, 7 April 2017, 5:29 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has assured members of Auckland’s Pacific community that the typhoid outbreak in Auckland is localised. More >>

Auckland typhoid outbreak update 7/4/17

Friday, 7 April 2017, 4:42 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

As at 7 April 2017, the number of cases of typhoid in Auckland remains unchanged. More >>

Update: Auckland Typhoid Outbreak

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 3:38 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

As at 6 April 2017, there are 18 confirmed cases of typhoid in Auckland. There is also one probable case and a further two cases are under investigation. Of these, there are six people currently in hospital; some patients have now been discharged. More >>

Auckland typhoid outbreak update from public health

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 3:23 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

As at 5 April 2017, there are have 16 confirmed cases and two probable cases of typhoid in the Auckland. There are 12 people currently in hospital; some patients have now been discharged. More >>

Confirmed cases of typhoid now stands at 15

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 11:48 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The number of people with confirmed cases of typhoid acquired in Auckland in connection with the current outbreak now stands at 15. More >>

Church mourns typhoid death

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 9:38 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

One person who contracted typhoid in the current outbreak in Auckland has died. More >>

11th case of typhoid confirmed in Auckland

Monday, 3 April 2017, 12:10 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Another suspected case of typhoid has been confirmed bringing the total number of cases in Auckland to 11. More >>

Outbreak of typhoid confirmed in Auckland

Friday, 31 March 2017, 5:18 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is tracing people who have been in contact with the confirmed cases and is following usual protocols to control the spread of the disease. More >>

New measles case confirmed in Auckland

Friday, 24 March 2017, 11:29 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The 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 >>

Managing tuberculosis (TB) with your smart phone

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12:44 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Public health nurse Carolyn Pye is celebrating world TB day this Friday with two awards under her arm after her project team won accolades for using digital devices to manage the disease. More >>

Measles alert for Singapore flight passengers

Saturday, 28 January 2017, 1:00 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Measles alert for Singapore flight passengers Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service -- Travellers who arrived at Auckland International Airport on Air New Zealand flight NZ281 from Singapore at midnight on January 25 may have been exposed to measles, ... More >>

Bar owner convicted in landmark case

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 9:10 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

A bar owner has been convicted for breaking smoking laws in a landmark case which may encourage others to make their establishments completely smoke-free. More >>

Public health alert for Auckland church

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 12:36 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Public health has confirmed two cases of meningococcal disease in people who attended services at the Auckland Fijian Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 34 Atkinson Ave, Otahuhu. More >>

Measles Alert for Auckland

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 4:47 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Medical Officer of Health Michael Hale has confirmed a measles alert for various locations in central Auckland and Newmarket. More >>

Council shows way with action on sugary drinks

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 12:04 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland’s coalition to reduce obesity, Healthy Auckland Together, has welcomed the Council’s plan to remove sugar sweetened beverages from vending machines at the leisure centres it operates. More >>

Dairy-owner punished for illegal trading

Monday, 30 May 2016, 12:35 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

A dairy-owner faces a criminal record with restrictions on employment, business and international travel after being prosecuted by health authorities for illegally selling $1.50 single cigarettes. More >>

Food advertising to children 'financially unsustainable'

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 12:22 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Healthy Auckland Together is asking the reviewers of the advertising code for children to consider the cost of promotion of unhealthy foods to the country’s economy. More >>

 

 

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