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Test Result Negative For COVID-19

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 12:08 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A flight attendant who recently visited Rotorua has tested negative for COVID-19. The flight attendant was on the same flight as the two people, now in the Wellington region, who have recently been confirmed as positive for COVID-19. “Contacts of ... More >>

COVID-19 Assessment And Testing To Move To General Practice

Friday, 22 May 2020, 10:35 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

With the country at Alert Level 2, the Bay of Plenty District Health Board’s (BOPDHB) COVID-19 pandemic response is also moving to the next phase. This includes the process for assessment and swabbing for COVID-19. From Monday 25 May 2020, people with symptoms ... More >>

Whakatāne COVID-19 Assessment Centre To Open Weekdays Only

Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 4:07 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Bay of Plenty District Health Board Community Based Health Services Lead Dr Joe Bourne said hours may continue to change depending on the level of demand but the centre would operate for as long as needed. More >>

Bay Of Plenty DHB Updates Visitor Policy Under Alert Level 2

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 6:42 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board recognises the important role of visitors in the healing process. With this in mind, we have updated our visitor policy under COVID-19 Alert Level 2, while continuing to protect patients and staff from any potential ... More >>

Once-in-a-generation Opportunity In The Fight Against STIs Says Sexual Health Expert

Friday, 8 May 2020, 11:27 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The COVID-19 lockdown period has presented a once-in-a-generation opportunity in the fight against sexually-transmitted diseases says a leading sexual health expert. President-elect of the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine Dr Massimo ... More >>

Managing back pain through COVID-19 response and beyond

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 12:49 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Changes to living and working conditions could have back pain implications for many but these can be avoided say health experts More >>

Tauranga’s Baypark COVID-19 Assessment Centre Closed This Sunday

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 3:15 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Tauranga’s COVID-19 assessment centre will not be open this coming Sunday 10 May. The Tauranga Community Based Assessment Centre (CBAC) located at the Trustpower Baypark Stadium will be open as normal throughout this week and on Saturday but closed on ... More >>

Pop-Up COVID-19 Assessment Clinics Announced For Matata, Taneatua, Edgecumbe And Te Teko

Wednesday, 29 April 2020, 4:50 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Pop-Up drive-through assessment clinics will be held in four more Eastern Bay locations over the course of the coming week. The new Pop-Up sites, dates and times are: Matatā : Friday 1st May 10am-2pm Matatā Rugby and Sports Club, 12 Division Street ... More >>

New Katikati Drive-through COVID-19 Assessment Centre Opens

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 11:29 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A new drive-through COVID-19 assessment centre is being opened in Katikati tomorrow (Wednesday 29 April). The new service will be operational on five of the next six days from 10am-2pm, except Sunday when it is closed. Opening times thereafter will ... More >>

Health Advisory For Lakes Rotoehu, Rotoiti And Rotorua

Saturday, 25 April 2020, 4:07 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The local Medical Officer of Health has issued a health advisory for Lakes Rotoehu, Rotoiti and Rotorua. Recent sampling results confirm that there is a level of algal bloom activity in each of these local lakes. The laboratory results show that the ... More >>

Whakatāne COVID-19 Assessment Centre New Opening Hours From Monday 27 April

Thursday, 23 April 2020, 12:08 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Whakatāne COVID-19 assessment centre will be changing its opening hours from Monday 27 April. The Community Based Assessment Centre (CBAC), based at Whakatāne War Memorial Hall, will be opening daily (except Sunday) from 9am-12.30pm starting ... More >>

COVID-19 Additional Testing In Western Bay Of Plenty Tomorrow Thursday, 23 April

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 6:41 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

As part of our response to eliminate the spread of COVID-19, the Bay of Plenty DHB is planning additional testing for a group of approximately 250 seasonal workers in Te Puke from tomorrow. These seasonal workers are associated with a recent confirmed ... More >>

Pop-Up COVID-19 Clinics To Be Held On Saturday At Tōrere And Ōpape Marae

Friday, 17 April 2020, 9:59 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Pop-Up Covid-19 assessment clinics will be held on Saturday (18 April) at two Eastern Bay marae near Ōpōtiki. The two-hour-long drive-through screening assessment and testing clinics will be held first at Tōrere Marae and then at Ōpape Marae. The ... More >>

Address Health Concerns With Your Family Doctor As Usual

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 3:27 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Have any health concerns you would usually see your family doctor about? Get in touch with your GP as normal, irrespective of the lockdown, that’s the message coming from Bay of Plenty GPs. Local general practices and health organisations are ... More >>

Eastern Bay Pop-Up COVID Assessment Centre Sites And Times Announced

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 5:22 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Pop-Up drive-through COVID assessment clinics are continuing throughout the Eastern Bay of Plenty. Destinations for the one-day clinics during April include Murupara, Waimana, Rūātoki, Waikaremoana and Ruatāhuna with more locations being assessed ... More >>

Changes To COVID-19 Assessment Centre Closing Times Starting Thursday

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 4:43 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay’s COVID-19 assessment centres will be changing their operating times starting this Thursday (16 April). From Thursday the Tauranga Community Based Assessment Centre (CBAC) located at the Trustpower Baypark Stadium will be moving to new weekday and ... More >>

BOP Health COVID-19 Response - Issue No. 2

Saturday, 11 April 2020, 3:02 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The BOP HEALTH COVID-19 Response is a joint initiative by Toi Te Ora Public Health (Toi Te Ora), and the Bay of Plenty and Lakes District Health Boards – uniting the people of the Bay of Plenty and Lakes by providing information on the local response ... More >>

Change Of Site For COVID-19 Assessment Centre In Ōpōtiki Launching On Thursday

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 7:07 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

There has been a change of venue for the COVID-19 assessment centre which is being launched in Ōpōtiki on Thursday 9 April. The “Pop Up | Drive Thru” centre will now be located at: The Ōpōtiki Senior Citizens Hall 1 King Street (corner of King ... More >>

New Closing Time For Whakatāne COVID-19 Assessment Centre Announced

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 12:13 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Whakatāne COVID-19 assessment centre will be opening from 9am-4pm daily starting this Thursday (9 April). The new opening hours mean the Community Based Assessment Centre (CBAC) at the Whakatāne War Memorial Hall will be closing two hours earlier ... More >>

COVID-19 Assessment Centres To Launch In Ōpōtiki And Kawerau

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 12:09 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

COVID-19 assessment centres are this week being launched in Ōpōtiki and Kawerau. The “Pop Up | Drive Thru” centres both open on Thursday (9 April) and will each operate three days a week going forward until further notice. Ōpōtiki will run ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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