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Tips for staying safe and healthy this summer

Friday, 19 December 2014, 11:05 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Whether you are staying home or travelling out of town, Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is asking Aucklanders to take steps to reduce the risks that can arise over summer. More >>

Auckland karaoke bar fined under Smokefree Environments Act

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 12:15 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The Ministry of Health, in conjunction with Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS), has successfully prosecuted Chunsun Group Limited for repeated violations of the Smokefree Environments Act. More >>

No ‘Health Halo’ for Sports Drinks

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:54 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is opposing proposed changes to food regulations that would see sports drinks marketed as healthy. More >>

Auckland measles outbreak over

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 11:01 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

After nearly three months with no new confirmed cases, Auckland’s measles outbreak is officially over. More >>

Sign up for the 2014 Feetbeat Challenge

Monday, 25 August 2014, 10:21 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The 2014 Feetbeat Challenge begins on 8 September, and with registrations closing next Friday, 5 September, now is the time to sign up. More >>

Community Water Fluoridation is safe for everyone

Friday, 22 August 2014, 1:19 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Report released today by Sir Peter Gluckman, the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor and the Royal Society of New Zealand confirms the safety and effectiveness of community water fluoridation. More >>

Survey shows Aucklanders support tighter alcohol policies

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 9:41 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Aucklanders have had their say on the sale and supply of alcohol in their region – and they strongly support more restrictions. More >>

Community organisation first recipient of Smokefree Award

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 3:18 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

With World Smokefree Day this Saturday, 31 May, Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is celebrating those workplaces that are helping New Zealand towards a Smokefree Aotearoa 2025. More >>

Shellfish advisory for Waiheke Island lifted

Friday, 2 May 2014, 1:47 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Further to Tuesday’s alert of a suspected case of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) at Waiheke Island’s Onetangi Beach, test results conducted by the Ministry for Primary Industries have come back negative for PSP toxin. More >>

Immunisation Week prompts timely measles reminder

Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 1:00 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

With measles continuing to spread through Auckland, Immunisation Week is a timely reminder to parents to check their children’s immunisation status. More >>

Suspected shellfish poisoning on Waiheke Island

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 12:53 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) advises the public not to consume shellfish collected from Onetangi Beach, on Waiheke Island, after being notified of a suspected case of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP). More >>

Dengue fever outbreaks in Pacific prompt health warning

Monday, 17 March 2014, 9:52 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 >>

New measles alert: one international & two domestic flights

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 11:39 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Passengers on the following flights have been exposed to measles, advises Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS): Air New Zealand flight NZ501 from Auckland to Christchurch, departing 6.50am on 2 March; Air New Zealand flight NZ548 from Christchurch ... More >>

New measles alert

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 11:35 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Passengers on the following flights have been exposed to measles, advises Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS): More >>

New measles alert on Brisbane to Auckland flight

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 12:07 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Passengers flying Air New Zealand from Brisbane to Auckland on 23 February may have been exposed to measles, the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has today advised. More >>

Plane passenger sparks new measles alert

Friday, 28 February 2014, 2:15 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Passengers flying Malaysia Airlines from Kuala Lumpur to Auckland on 20 February may have been exposed to measles, the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has today advised. More >>

Over 60 Years of Science Supports Water Fluoridation

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 9:59 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Community water fluoridation meets a public health need in our communities and addresses health inequalities. It is no surprise that it is acknowledged by the United States Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (USCDC) as one of the top ten public health ... More >>

New measles alert over infected plane passenger

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 11:07 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

New measles alert over infected plane passenger Travellers who arrived at Auckland International Airport on 12 January on Singapore Airlines Flight SQ281 from Singapore may have been exposed to measles, the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) ... More >>

New measles alert over infected plane passenger

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 11:01 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Travellers who arrived at Auckland International Airport on 12 January on Singapore Airlines Flight SQ281 from Singapore may have been exposed to measles, the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has today advised. More >>

Measles case confirmed in Auckland

Tuesday, 31 December 2013, 3:37 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

People are being urged to be vigilant after the first measles case in Auckland since June 2012 was confirmed today. More >>

 

 

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