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COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Underway For Managed Isolation Workers

Saturday, 27 February 2021, 6:37 am | Waikato District Health Board

Workers at a managed isolation facility in Hamilton say they feel a sense of relief after receiving their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The rollout of Waikato's vaccination programme began in earnest at the Distinction Hamilton hotel this morning, ... More >>

COVID-19 Vaccinations Begin In Waikato

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 6:36 pm | Waikato District Health Board

The first COVID-19 vaccinations were given in Waikato today, starting with the vaccinators themselves. At a dedicated COVID-19 vaccination centre in Hamilton this afternoon, 28 people received the first of their two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. From ... More >>

Waikato COVID-19 Testing Site Update

Monday, 15 February 2021, 4:27 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Expanded COVID-19 testing will continue in parts of Waikato tomorrow (February 16), with one new pop-up site being set up in Piopio. The Founders Theatre site in Hamilton will extend its hours from 8am to 6pm Claudelands Event Centre will be open from ... More >>

High Demand For COVID-19 Testing In Hamilton

Monday, 15 February 2021, 10:53 am | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB is experiencing high demand at the COVID-19 Community Based Assessment Centre at Founders Theatre in Hamilton. A second CBAC will be available at Claudelands Event Centre (entry via Gate 3) from 12pm today. A dedicated CBAC has also been setup ... More >>

Thames Hospital GP Clinic Extended After Summer Success

Monday, 18 January 2021, 11:40 am | Waikato District Health Board

The Thames Hospital summer clinic has proven to be a success, halving the number of patients needing to be treated within the Emergency Department during the holiday period. The collaboration with local health provider Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki ... More >>

Successful Training Programme Helps Secure In-demand Perfusionists For Waikato DHB

Monday, 21 December 2020, 10:17 am | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB is future-proofing its training programme for a medical profession which is in extremely high demand, yet so unknown it once appeared as a question on 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire?' Britney Westbrook recently graduated from the Australian ... More >>

Keeping The Waikato COVID-19 Free This Summer

Thursday, 17 December 2020, 3:22 pm | Waikato District Health Board

If you're heading to any Coromandel hotspots or to our West Coast beaches this summer and need a COVID-19 test, we've got you covered. Waikato DHB, in partnership with local health care providers, is rolling out a comprehensive testing plan to keep ... More >>

Waikato DHB To Undertake Seismic Strengthening

Friday, 13 November 2020, 7:01 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB will undertake seismic strengthening work on the Waiora Waikato Centre building at its Waikato Hospital campus. The building had previously been rated at 50% New Building Standard (NBS), placing it above the 34% NBS requirement for older ... More >>

Waikato DHB Lab Returns Negative COVID-19 Results

Monday, 9 November 2020, 3:42 pm | Waikato DHB

Waikato DHB's public health team is in contact with Otorohanga College as the school had raised concerns over a possible COVID-19 contact. An individual who was on the same flight as a positive case from Auckland to Wellington on November 5 had attended ... More >>

Waikato DHB COVID-19 Statement

Monday, 9 November 2020, 12:25 pm | Waikato DHB

Waikato DHB's public health team is in contact with Otorohanga College as the school had raised concerns over a possible COVID-19 contact. An individual who was on the same flight as a positive case from Auckland to Wellington on November 5 had attended ... More >>

Waikato Cardiologist Leads World-first Guidelines

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 9:25 am | Waikato District Health Board

A Waikato Hospital cardiologist has taken the lead in publishing an international and world-first best practice blueprint for investigating Sudden Unexplained Death (SUD) and Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). The 2020 Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society/Heart ... More >>

COVID-19 Assessment And Swabbing Centre Reopens At Claudelands

Saturday, 27 June 2020, 10:36 am | Waikato District Health Board

In response to increased demand, Waikato DHB, in partnership with Anglesea Clinic Urgent Care , will reopen the COVID-19 assessment and swabbing centre at Claudelands, Hamilton. The centre will be opened from Saturday 27 June and will be available daily ... More >>

Covid-19 Assessments Available At GPs And Urgent Care Centres

Saturday, 13 June 2020, 6:44 am | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB’s last Community Based Assessment Centre (CBAC) at Claudelands, Hamilton will close from Sunday 14 June with GPs and Anglesea Urgent Care taking over the COVID-19 assessment and testing. The test is fully funded so patients who require More >>

Changes To Waikato’s COVID-19 Community Testing

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 3:33 pm | Waikato District Health Board

As we move through the COVID-19 alert levels, our community is starting to return back to normal operations. This includes our GP practices and community health facilities. This resumption of full service means the Waikato District Health Board will be withdrawing ... More >>

Changes To Waikato’s COVID-19 Assessment And Testing Centres

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 2:31 pm | Waikato District Health Board

As New Zealand moves to Alert Level 2, Waikato DHB will continue to promote community testing through its mobile assessment and testing vans and local general practices. The DHB established CBACs early in the response to COVID-19 and these have now provided ... More >>

COVID-19: Changes To Waikato DHB Visitor Policy In Alert Level 3

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 8:34 am | Waikato District Health Board

From 0700 on April 28 a new restricted visitor policy will be in place across all Waikato DHB hospitals. Alert level 3 visiting restrictions have taken into account guidance provided at a national level, with the health and wellbeing of our patients ... More >>

COVID-19: Changes To Waikato DHB Visitor Policy In Alert Level 3

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 7:12 am | Waikato District Health Board

From 0700 on April 28 a new restricted visitor policy will be in place across all Waikato DHB hospitals. Alert level 3 visiting restrictions have taken into account guidance provided at a national level, with the health and wellbeing of our patients ... More >>

COVID-19: Waikato DHB Tests Near 7,000 – Pop-up Assessment Centres In Place Today

Friday, 17 April 2020, 6:38 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB’s Laboratory team has rapidly increased its capacity to test for COVID-19 to ensure they are able to meet demand from one of the country’s largest testing regions. The DHB moved quickly from 20 tests per day to over 500, with capacity for ... More >>

Waikato DHB Releases District COVID-19 Case Numbers

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 7:43 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Following updated guidance from the National Health Coordination Centre at the Ministry of Health, Waikato DHB will be releasing a regular breakdown of its district wide COVID-19 case numbers from today. The guidance had until recently required reporting ... More >>

Waikato DHB PPE Guidance

Friday, 10 April 2020, 8:17 am | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB has very clear policies and protocols for the use of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has been continuously updated in line with the national guidance which is based on advice from experts in microbiology, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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