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Dunedin Hospital Draws On Decades-old Technology To Fight COVID-19

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 3:07 pm | Southern District Health Board

Decades-old technology is being brought back in the fight against the COVID-19 virus. Ultraviolet-C (UV-C) light has been used extensively as a disinfectant for more than 40 years. Following research proving its effectiveness in inactivating the COVID-19 ... More >>

Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic – East Gore

Friday, 12 November 2021, 3:41 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Southern COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Team has partnered with community pharmacies and general practice in Gore to provide a pop-up vaccination clinic in East Gore. The clinic will be held at East Gore Primary School on Saturday 13 November from ... More >>

Southern District Health Board Celebrates 90% First Doses Rate

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 4:45 pm | Southern District Health Board

We’ve been targeting having 90% of the Southern population vaccinated by Christmas, and today the Southern district achieved a significant milestone towards this goal. 90% of Southern’s eligible population has now received at least one dose of the ... More >>

Southern Medical Officer Of Health Urges The Public To Get Tested If They Are Sick, Get Vaccinated And Follow Rules

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 12:29 pm | Southern District Health Board

COVID-19 is in the South Island and Southern DHB’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr Michael Butchard is urging southerners to get tested if they have any symptoms. “ It is not if, but when we get a case in the Southern district and I cannot emphasise ... More >>

Over 86% Of The Southern Population Vaccinated After A Successful Super Saturday

Monday, 18 October 2021, 11:42 am | Southern District Health Board

Nearly 10,000 doses were delivered across the Southern District on Super Saturday, 16 October, meaning 86.2% of the district’s 12+ population has now received at least one dose, and 68.5% are fully vaccinated. The event was a huge success, with ... More >>

Southern’s Super Saturday

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 5:18 pm | Southern District Health Board

Join Southern in marking Super Saturday this weekend, 16 October. As part of a national day of vaccination, we are pulling out all the stops to get our community protected before summer. About 70 vaccination sites will be open across the district offering ... More >>

Ground breaking ‘no scar surgery’ a first in New Zealand

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 12:28 pm | Southern District Health Board

A ground breaking new surgical option which will eliminate scarring is now available to Southern women who are considering a hysterectomy. More >>

Southern District COVID-19 Vaccine Centres Open Appointments This Weekend

Thursday, 5 August 2021, 4:50 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Southern district is calling for anyone in Groups 1, 2, 3 or aged 60 and over to take advantage of vaccine appointments this weekend, 7-8 August. Yesterday, Minister Chris Hipkins announced invitations to those aged 55 and over would start from Friday ... More >>

Rakiura Stewart Island’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic A Huge Success

Friday, 30 July 2021, 1:43 pm | Southern District Health Board

More than 80 percent of Rakiura Stewart Island’s eligible residents have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine after 257 people were vaccinated at a successful two-day clinic there this week. “We’re thrilled that so many people embraced ... More >>

Southern DHB Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week With More Breastfeeding Facilities

Friday, 30 July 2021, 9:04 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB has opened two more breastfeeding rooms over the last eighteen months, signalling a commitment to providing mothers with a safe and supportive environment to breastfeed at work. This comes as Southern DHB proudly supports World Breastfeeding ... More >>

First Of Southern District’s Pharmacies Start On-site COVID-19 Vaccinations As Rollout Continues To Ramp Up

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 2:14 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Southern District’s Covid-19 Vaccination programme is continuing to ramp up, with eight pharmacies across the district among the latest sites to begin offering on-site COVID-19 vaccinations – the first of 37 pharmacies that will be part of ... More >>

New Zealand’s Southernmost COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Opens

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 5:07 pm | Southern District Health Board

Residents on Rakiura Stewart Island have turned out in force today (28 July) for their COVID-19 vaccinations at the first of a two-day COVID-19 clinic offering vaccinations to the 385 eligible people on the island. By 5pm, and still a couple of hours of ... More >>

New Zealand’s Southernmost COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Opens

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 3:15 pm | Southern District Health Board

Residents on Rakiura Stewart Island have turned out in force today (28 July) for their COVID-19 vaccinations at the first of a two-day COVID-19 clinic offering vaccinations to the 385 eligible people on the island. Within the first two and a half hours, ... More >>

Southern District Surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 Vaccines

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 2:44 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Southern District celebrated a significant milestone in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout today, surpassing 100,000 doses. The landmark figure comes as the COVID-19 vaccine programme prepares to ramp up its delivery even further in the coming weeks. ... More >>

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Announced For Stewart Island

Friday, 18 June 2021, 3:37 pm | Southern District Health Board

A COVID-19 vaccination clinic has been confirmed for Stewart Island in the last week of July. The clinic will run on 28 and 29 July and will be followed by a second dose clinic in mid-August. It will operate as part of the Southern district’s Māori ... More >>

Māori And Pasifika Vaccination Programme Underway In Southern

Monday, 14 June 2021, 3:45 pm | Southern District Health Board

This week the Southern district COVID-19 vaccine team is launching its programme to vaccinate the over 32,000 strong Māori and Pasifika community across Southland and Otago. In a video released by the Southern District Health Board, New Zealand ... More >>

Disability Workshop To Break Down Barriers Between Staff And Patients

Friday, 11 June 2021, 2:15 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is collaborating with ‘That Blind Woman’ Julie Woods to pilot ‘The Accessibility Game’ – a two-part workshop to raise awareness of disability and provide front-facing staff with the tools to help people with disabilities have a ... More >>

Melbourne Travellers Required To Get Tested

Friday, 28 May 2021, 1:14 pm | Southern District Health Board

Due to the community outbreak of COVID-19 in Victoria, anyone who has travelled to Melbourne between May 20-25 must get a COVID-19 test and remain isolated until they receive a negative result. “All people need to do is call 0800 VIRUS 19 (0800 ... More >>

Southern District Launches Māori And Pasifika Vaccine Programme

Thursday, 27 May 2021, 2:31 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Southern district has launched its campaign to vaccinate the over 32,000 strong Māori and Pasifika community across Southland and Otago. Southern Health has partnered with Arai Te Uru Whare Hauora, Awarua Whānau Services, Ngā Kete Mātauranga Pounamu ... More >>

Southern District Extends Vaccine Rollout To Urban Group 3 Population

Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 1:12 pm | Southern District Health Board

Older people and those with relevant underlying health conditions in Dunedin and Invercargill will start receiving messages from this week, inviting them to make an appointment to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination of this group – known ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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