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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 >>

Don’t give your loved ones whooping cough this Christmas

Friday, 20 December 2013, 2:53 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland has been experiencing an epidemic of whooping cough (pertussis) since 2012. This year alone, Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of 752 cases, including 95 cases in children aged under one. Unfortunately, this ... More >>

Staying safe and healthy this summer

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 11:31 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

With summer holidays around the corner, Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is urging Auckland residents to take steps to reduce the risks that come with the warmer months. “We all look forward to taking some time out over summer,” ... More >>

Region wide support for fluoridation of drinking-water

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 12:19 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

17 July 2013 Region wide support for fluoridation of drinking-water The Auckland Regional Public Health Service and Auckland, Waitemata and Counties Manukau District Health Boards are working together to support and inform communities that fluoridated ... More >>

Top 10 wellness tips for winter

Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 10:14 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The winter season is almost upon us, and now is a good time to start thinking about how you can keep yourself and family healthy this winter. Auckland Regional Public Health Service’s top ten wellness tips for winter aim to help you spend your time ... More >>

Make 31 May Your Quit Day

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 5:09 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Anamalia was 16 when she started smoking and had tried to quit a number of times on her own. At 36 she was introduced to the Pacific Quit Smoking Service – they visited her at her home, provided her with tips to help quit, free patches and lots ... More >>

Quit Now, It’s about whānau

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 1:33 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The international World Smokefree Day is coming up. It is an annual event, created by the World Health Organisation in 1987, fully endorsed by our Government, and part of working towards the national goal of a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025. More >>

 

 

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