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Bay Of Plenty Community Effort In Reaching Vaccination Milestone Praised

Friday, 7 January 2022, 6:36 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Staff at the Bay of Plenty District Health Board’s Tauranga Central COVID-19 community vaccination centre on First Avenue celebrate achieving the 90 percent fully vaccinated milestone. The community effort needed for the Bay of Plenty to reach the 90 percent ... More >>

COVID-19 Response Upgrades Completed At Tauranga Hospital

Friday, 7 January 2022, 6:24 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

COVID-19 response upgrade works which will enhance the care of patients and their whānau and improve staff safety have been completed at Tauranga Hospital. The COVID-19 Response – Oxygen Supply and Related Environmental Systems project was completed ... More >>

Arrive Early At BOP Hospitals As COVID-19 Screening Could Cause Short Delays

Thursday, 6 January 2022, 6:29 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

People are being asked to arrive early when visiting hospital as important COVID-19 screening procedures mean there may be a short delay in gaining entry. As part of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board’s preparedness to protect our patients, ... More >>

Preparation Key To Good Health Over Holiday Season

Thursday, 23 December 2021, 1:52 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Local residents and visitors to the Bay of Plenty are being urged to plan ahead to help stay well and avoid overwhelming healthcare services this summer. With COVID-19 circulating in the community, primary healthcare leaders are doubling down on the ... More >>

Been Waiting Over Three Days For Your COVID-19 Swab Results? Call 0800 225 449

Thursday, 23 December 2021, 10:18 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

If you’ve been waiting longer than three days/72 hours for your COVID-19 swab results there is an 0800 number available for follow-up. The Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) Swab Results line, 0800 225 449, was set up originally for ... More >>

Ōpōtiki Community Asked To Get Tested If Experiencing Symptoms Of COVID-19

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 6:06 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Ōpōtiki District Council and Toi Te Ora Public Health are confirming today that an Ōpōtiki resident has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was tested outside of the region and has returned to Ōpōtiki to complete the required isolation ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty Achieves 90 Percent First Dose Milestone

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 3:11 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty district has reached the 90 percent first dose COVID-19 vaccination target, but the district health board says the job is not finished yet. The district ticked over the 90 percent first dose milestone today, 30 November. More than 194,000 ... More >>

BOP COVID-19 Testing Locations Up To And Including Friday 26 November

Monday, 22 November 2021, 9:29 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A list of Bay of Plenty testing locations can be found at https://www.healthpoint.co.nz/covid-19/bay-of-plenty/ Additional pop-up testing locations have been set up at: Tauranga Times for pop-up testing locations up to and including Friday 26 November given below: Mount Maunganui ... More >>

Appeal For Patience During Unprecedented Period Of COVID-19 Testing

Monday, 22 November 2021, 3:38 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Our teams are currently experiencing unprecedented demand for COVID-19 testing. They are working long hours processing thousands of tests as quickly as possible but, if you’ve had a test, it’s important to know there may be some delays in ... More >>

Unprecedented Demand At COVID-19 Testing Sites In Tauranga

Friday, 19 November 2021, 2:51 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Confirmation of COVID-19 cases in Tauranga and Mount Maunganui yesterday has led to unprecedented demand at testing centres across the city today. Bay of Plenty DHB Incident Controller, Trevor Richardson, is appealing to people at testing sites to ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty District Health Board Is Not Turning Away COVID-19 Unvaccinated People From Its Services

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 3:25 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty District Heath Board has become aware of some misinformation in the Bay of Plenty community, that patients who have not been COVID-19 vaccinated cannot receive treatment at Tauranga and Whakatāne Hospitals. Acting Chief Operating ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty’s Pasifika Community Conquers 90 Percent Fully Vaccinated Target

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 2:15 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty’s Pasifika community has risen to the call to protect their aiga (family) and surpassed the 90 percent fully vaccinated milestone. Ninety-one percent of Pacific Island residents in the district are fully vaccinated against ... More >>

Resounding Call For Māori In Te Moana Ā Toi To Get Vaccinated

Friday, 29 October 2021, 4:03 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Board of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board is endorsing the Tikanga Hou released by Te Rūnanga Hauora Māori o te Moana ā Toi, imploring Māori in the district to get vaccinated against COVID-19. “The Board tautoko the call from the ... More >>

Record-breaking Super Saturday A Springboard For Summer Vaccination Push

Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 1:21 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Bay healthcare officials are heralding the record-breaking success of Super Shot Saturday as the summer vaccination campaign continues. Super Shot Saturday (16 October) was the region’s most successful single day for COVID-19 vaccination uptake in ... More >>

Pain Psychology Trial Yields Promising Results For Patient Treatment Times

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 9:28 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A New Zealand-first trial, looking at the psychology of pain, has shown promising results in helping reduce patient treatment times. The trial of a Health Psychologist working in a ‘non-mental health’ setting at the Bay of Plenty District Health ... More >>

COVID-19 Response: Oxygen Supply & Related Environmental Systems Upgrade Begins In Bay Of Plenty’s Two Public Hospitals

Monday, 11 October 2021, 6:05 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Ministry of Health’s – COVID-19 Response – Oxygen Supply and Related Environmental Systems project has begun in Tauranga Hospital and continues in Whakatāne Hospital in various phases from 4 October to mid-February 2022. The work is part of the national ... More >>

Additional COVID-19 Testing And Vaccinations Available In Katikati Today Sunday 10 October

Sunday, 10 October 2021, 5:58 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Following the confirmation last night of a person in Katikati returning a positive COVID-19 test, additional COVID-19 testing and vaccinating will be available in the town today. The person is isolating. A vaccination clinic in the Katikati RSA and ... More >>

Tauranga Moana Teen Marks 250,000th Dose Milestone In Bay Of Plenty DHB’s COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 11:11 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A Tauranga Moana teen has received a milestone dose of the COVID-19 vaccination in Katikati on Tuesday 5 October - the 250,000th dose administered in the Bay of Plenty. Paea Uilou (Ngāi Te Rangi, Te Arawa, Ngāti Tonga) received her first of ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty District Health Board Chair Sharon Shea Appointed Co-Chair Of The Māori Health Authority

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 2:15 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) Chair Sharon Shea says it’s time for New Zealanders to be bold and courageous regarding the potential benefits of the health sector reform, as her appointment as Māori Health Authority Co-Chair is announced. More >>

200,000th dose of COVID-19 vaccine administered in the BoP

Friday, 17 September 2021, 11:07 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty has reached a significant milestone in its COVID-19 vaccine rollout. The district health board confirmed the administration of its 200,000th dose of the vaccine on 15 September, 2021. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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