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Health Warning Lifted For Lake Ohakuri

Friday, 21 January 2022, 3:19 pm | Toi Te Ora

The health warning issued in November for Lake Ohakuri has now been lifted by the local Medical Officer of Health. Results of water testing by Waikato Regional Council confirm that the algal bloom has subsided in the lake. Despite the lifting of the ... More >>

Health Warning Lifted For Lake Maraetai And Lake Whakamaru

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 10:36 am | Toi Te Ora

The health warnings issued in November for Lake Maraetai and Lake Whakamaru have now been lifted by the Medical Officer of Health. Results of water testing by Waikato Regional Council confirm that the algal bloom has subsided in these lakes. Despite ... More >>

Health Warning Issued For Lake Rotorua And The Western End Of Lake Rotoiti

Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 10:42 am | Toi Te Ora

A health warning has been issued today for Lake Rotorua and the western end of Lake Rotoiti. The health warning is based on water test results and satellite imagery provided by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council which indicate an extensive algal ... More >>

COVID-19 Positive Test Results In Tauranga And Mount Maunganui

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 2:33 pm | Toi Te Ora

Get tested, get vaccinated and check locations of interest. This is the advice from Toi Te Ora Public Health following two positive COVID-19 test results in the Bay of Plenty, one in Tauranga and one in Mount Maunganui. The results follow further ... More >>

Protect Yourself From Legionnaires’ Disease When Using Compost And Potting Mix

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 2:25 pm | Toi Te Ora

This time of year is popular for getting into the garden. Gardening can be great for mental wellbeing, as well as for the dinner plate, but it’s important to take steps to ensure you are keeping yourself safe from a potentially serious illness. ... More >>

Health Warnings Issued For Lake Ohakuri And Lake Maraetai

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 5:35 pm | Toi Te Ora

  A health warning has been issued for Lake Ohakuri and Lake Maraetai. Samples taken from both lakes by Waikato Regional Council have confirmed a bloom of potentially toxic blue-green algae. Today’s health warning is an update and ... More >>

COVID-19 vaccination opens to everyone 12 years and older

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 12:41 pm | Toi Te Ora

All people aged 12 years and over in Aotearoa New Zealand are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.ToiTeOra Public Health is encouraging all eligible people in theBay of Plenty DHB andLakes DHBareas toget vaccinated. ToiTeOra ... More >>

Rotorua And Taupō COVID-19 Alert – Two Places Visited

Saturday, 15 August 2020, 10:23 am | Toi Te Ora

A person who has tested positive for COVID-19 on their arrival in Japan had recently visited Rotorua before their departure. As a precaution, Toi Te Ora Public Health are alerting the public to the possibility that they may have been exposed to this More >>

Health Warning Issued For Lake Okaro

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 12:16 pm | Toi Te Ora

A health warning has been issued for Lake Okaro, near Rotorua, as routine monitoring results provided by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council have confirmed a bloom of potentially toxic blue-green algae. “The health warning means that people should ... More >>

Sore Throats Matter – Get Your Tamariki And Rangatahi Checked By A Health Professional

Friday, 24 April 2020, 3:15 pm | Toi Te Ora

All tamariki/children and rangatahi/young people with a sore throat should be checked right away by a health professional because sore throats may be caused by COVID-19 or Strep A. Strep A can lead to rheumatic fever, which is a serious preventable disease ... More >>

Key Primary Health Services Available During COVID-19 Alert Level 4

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 5:41 pm | Toi Te Ora

Young people, those with diabetes, and people requiring support for mental health will be among those who continue to receive specialist health services from the Western Bay of Plenty Primary Health Organisation during COVID-19 Alert Level 4. Flu vaccines ... More >>

Case Of Covid-19 Confirmed In Taupō

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 2:30 pm | Toi Te Ora

A Taupō resident has tested positive for COVID-19 after recently returning to New Zealand from London. In this instance, the case rang ahead to a local GP Practice and arrangements were made for him to be seen and tested. Medical Officer of Health, ... More >>

COVID-19 – Ways To Protect You, Your Family And Community

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 10:03 am | Toi Te Ora

With a small number of cases of coronavirus now confirmed in New Zealand, many people are feeling understandably anxious. We knew that coronavirus was likely to arrive in New Zealand at some stage, and our local District Health Boards, along with GP ... More >>

Health warning lifted for Lake Okaro

Friday, 7 February 2020, 10:32 am | Toi Te Ora

The health warning issued in December for Lake Okaro has now been lifted by the Medical Officer of Health. Results of water testing by Bay of Plenty Regional Council confirm that the algal bloom has subsided in the lake. Despite the lifting of the ... More >>

Health warning lifted for Lake Ohakuri

Friday, 7 February 2020, 9:24 am | Toi Te Ora

The health warning last December for Lake Ohakuri has now been lifted by the local Medical Officer of Health. Results of water testing by Waikato Regional Council confirm that the algal blooms have subsided in the lakes. Despite the lifting of these warnings, ... More >>

Novel coronavirus considered unlikely

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 12:09 pm | Toi Te Ora

A person who died unexpectedly in Te Puke on Sunday had recently travelled to China. More >>

Health warning issued for Lake Okaro

Monday, 16 December 2019, 11:10 am | Toi Te Ora

A health warning has been issued for Lake Okaro, near Rotorua, as routine monitoring results provided by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council have confirmed a bloom of potentially toxic blue-green algae. More >>

Health warning issued for Lake Ohakuri

Friday, 6 December 2019, 11:32 am | Toi Te Ora

06 December 2019 A health warning has been issued for Lake Ohakuri as routine monitoring results provided by Waikato Regional Council have confirmed a bloom of potentially toxic blue-green algae. “This health warning means that people should avoid any ... More >>

Children should be up-to-date with MMR immunisation

Friday, 25 October 2019, 1:05 pm | Toi Te Ora

New Zealand’s largest measles outbreak in many years is not over yet. Cases continue to be confirmed daily in Auckland and elsewhere. More >>

Measles Alert for Taupō

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 12:37 pm | Toi Te Ora

Toi Te Ora Public Health is urging people to be vigilant for the signs and symptoms of measles after being notified of another confirmed case of measles in Taupō. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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