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Shellfish in the Bay of Plenty still affected by toxin

Thursday, 17 January 2013, 4:21 pm | Toi Te Ora

Bay of Plenty residents and visitors remain at risk of paralytic shellfish toxin poisoning. “Levels of toxin found in shellfish are still high and there have been two further cases of illness reported over the Christmas and New Year holiday,” ... More >>

Cervical Screening Awareness Month a prompt for women

Tuesday, 11 September 2012, 2:58 pm | Toi Te Ora

Women in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts are urged to use September – Cervical Screening Awareness Month – as a reminder to have a cervical smear test, every three years. More >>

Listeria Cases

Friday, 20 July 2012, 2:31 pm | Toi Te Ora

There is no known connection between cases of listeria reported in Hawke’s Bay and Bay of Plenty. More >>

Immunise on time at 15 months

Wednesday, 6 June 2012, 10:14 am | Toi Te Ora

Immunising at 15 months of age helps to keep your toddler safe from many infectious diseases. “Your toddler is at risk and you can help keep them safe from serious diseases such as measles and mumps by immunising on time at 15 months of age,” ... More >>

Measles update for the Bay of Plenty and Lakes communities

Friday, 11 May 2012, 10:34 am | Toi Te Ora

The threat of measles to the Bay of Plenty and Lakes communities is now much lower, with the last local case of measles confirmed in December. More >>

Lakes District Health Board leading the way

Thursday, 3 November 2011, 3:22 pm | Toi Te Ora

Lakes District Health Board has become the first District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand to be awarded the WorkWell Bronze Standard Accreditation. More >>

WorkWell Wins Innovation Award!

Monday, 17 October 2011, 1:39 pm | Toi Te Ora

The WorkWell team from Toi Te Ora – Public Health Service proudly took first place at the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) 2011 Innovation Awards. More >>

Toxic shellfish warning lifted for the Bay of Plenty

Tuesday, 16 August 2011, 10:13 am | Toi Te Ora

A health warning advising against the collection and consumption of shellfish along the coastline from Mount Maunganui to the Whakatane Heads in the Eastern Bay of Plenty was issued in May 2011. This warning has now been lifted. More >>

The Big Latch On

Thursday, 28 July 2011, 11:50 am | Toi Te Ora

This year’s World Breastfeeding Week will see mothers across New Zealand attempting to break the record set last year of 1514 women breastfeeding simultaneously. More >>

Kawerau Rheumatic Fever Prevention Campaign Launched

Tuesday, 24 May 2011, 3:52 pm | Toi Te Ora

Another important step towards reducing rheumatic fever among Bay of Plenty children was taken on Friday with the launch of school-based throat swabbing in Kawerau. More >>

Selwyn Primary School jumps first hurdle towards gold!

Tuesday, 17 May 2011, 10:35 am | Toi Te Ora

Selwyn Primary School has become the first school to gain Bronze Accreditation as part of the Health Promoting Schools programme. The Bronze Standard Accreditation was presented to the school at assembly on Friday 6th May in recognition of their ... More >>

Public Health Follow-up of Typhoid Case

Friday, 13 May 2011, 3:57 pm | Toi Te Ora

Toi Te Ora – Public Health Service, the public health service for the Bay of Plenty region, has been notified of a case of typhoid. More >>

Tuberculosis case confirmed

Thursday, 12 May 2011, 10:46 am | Toi Te Ora

A student at Te Puke High School has recently been diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) More >>

Toxic Shellfish Warning Reinstated in Bay of Plenty

Friday, 6 May 2011, 12:05 pm | Toi Te Ora

The toxic shellfish warning that was lifted in March this year has been reinstated for part of the Bay of Plenty coastline. More >>

Successful rheumatic fever campaign rolled out

Monday, 11 April 2011, 11:31 am | Toi Te Ora

Children living in the Opotiki area are now less likely to develop rheumatic fever due to the successful implementation of school-based throat swabbing by Te Ao Hou Trust and Whakatohea Iwi Social and Health Services. “By detecting and treating ... More >>

Te Runanga O Ngati Pikiao Trust Receives First Health Award

Tuesday, 5 April 2011, 4:20 pm | Toi Te Ora

Te Runanga O Ngati Pikiao Trust has been awarded a prestigious award for its efforts to improve the health of its workforce. More >>

Shellfish toxins continue to be detected

Tuesday, 19 October 2010, 5:19 pm | Toi Te Ora

The health warning, first issued back in December 2009, advising against the collection and consumption of shellfish along part of the Coromandel and Bay of Plenty coastline remains in place. “The most recent weekly monitoring results have continued to ... More >>

Getting Through The Flu This Winter

Tuesday, 10 August 2010, 10:20 am | Toi Te Ora

All the signs are here that the winter influenza season is well and truly with us. More >>

The cost of doing nothing to prevent child injury

Thursday, 1 July 2010, 4:51 pm | Toi Te Ora

Research shows that unintentional injury is the leading cause of death and hospitalisation for young children. On average, more than three children die from an unintentional injury every fortnight in New Zealand. Regional Manager for Toi Te Ora – Public ... More >>

Shellfish toxins remain along Bay of Plenty coast

Friday, 22 January 2010, 1:01 pm | Toi Te Ora

Ongoing weekly test results confirm that people should continue to avoid collecting or eating shellfish from a large area along the Coromandel and Bay of Plenty coastline. More >>



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