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Internationally Renowned Trauma Course Held In Tauranga For First Time

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 10:24 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Hosting a high profile, internationally recognised trauma course at Tauranga Hospital for the first time is great news for both the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) and the community it serves say medical experts. Trauma physicians at the ... More >>

Pānui Pāpāho - Taupō District COVID-19 Alert – List Of Places

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 4:27 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

An Auckland family of three confirmed with COVID-19 travelled from Auckland to Taupō last weekend and visited a number of public places in the Taupō district. This was before they had symptoms but they may have been infectious at the time. As a precaution, ... More >>

BOPDHB Completes Priority Worker Testing At Port Of Tauranga

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 3:21 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has completed the COVID-19 testing of all Port of Tauranga high priority workers – in advance of the Ministry of Health deadline. BOPDHB Incident Controller Dr Joe Bourne said close to 720 high priority port workers ... More >>

Covid-19 Testing at Port of Tauranga to Begin at Midday

Monday, 17 August 2020, 12:17 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board will begin COVID-19 surveillance testing for all Port of Tauranga workers from noon today, Monday 17 August 2020. More >>

Reassurance For Port Of Tauranga Workers From Ministry Of Health And BOPDHB

Saturday, 15 August 2020, 5:59 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Reassurances are being given to people who work at Port of Tauranga, that following an Order from the Ministry of Health on Friday night, they will not be penalised if they are unable to get tested for COVID-19 before midnight (11.59pm) on Monday ... More >>

Eastern BoP Residents With COVID Symptoms Should Ring Healthline Or Visit Testing Sites This Weekend

Friday, 14 August 2020, 6:14 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Eastern Bay of Plenty residents experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should call Healthline or visit one of four testing sites this weekend. There are four COVID-19 testing centres open across the Eastern Bay of Plenty on Saturday and Sunday. These are as ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty Health System Gearing Up For COVID-19 Response

Friday, 14 August 2020, 5:36 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Bay of Plenty District Health Board Interim Chief Executive Simon Everitt is reassuring the community about the health system’s preparedness to quickly respond to any risk of COVID-19 in the Bay of Plenty DHB region. “Our COVID-19 response includes ... More >>

Visiting Tauranga And Whakatāne Hospitals During COVID-19 At Alert Level 2

Friday, 14 August 2020, 5:06 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

People wishing to visit whānau, family and friends in Tauranga and Whakatāne hospitals during COVID-19 Alert Level 2 are asked to be aware of some restrictions that are currently in place to support the need to maintain social distancing. In the Emergency ... More >>

Public Asked To Call Their GP First Regarding COVID-19 Testing

Thursday, 13 August 2020, 5:05 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The public is being asked to continue seeking medical advice for COVID-19 symptoms through their GP in the first instance. Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) COVID-19 Response Incident Controller Dr Joe Bourne said he understood people’s ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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