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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 >>

Waikato Hospital Confirms Positive COVID-19 Test For Two Nurses

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 12:22 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB confirmed two nurses have tested positive for COVID-19. The nurses, who work in the same ward at Waikato Hospital, stood down immediately on developing symptoms. Waikato DHB Chief Executive, Dr Kevin Snee said the hospital was taking ... More >>

Matamata Cluster Update April 6

Monday, 6 April 2020, 3:00 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB has confirmed 61 COVID-19 cases which can be directly or indirectly linked to the Redoubt Bar in Matamata. Recent cases have been confirmed as close contacts of those who attended the bar on or around St Patrick’s Day. The DHB asks ... More >>

Waikato DHB CBACs Assess Over 6000

Sunday, 5 April 2020, 2:10 pm | Waikato District Health Board

More than 6000 people have been assessed by the eight Waikato Community Based Assessment Centres (CBAC) as of Saturday, 4 April. “The number of people we have been able to assist is the result of so much hard work by our Waikato DHB, Civil Defence, iwi ... More >>

Waikato DHB Confirms 49 COVID-19 Cases In Matamata

Friday, 3 April 2020, 4:11 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB has confirmed 49 COVID-19 cases in Matamata as of April 3. All four cases confirmed since yesterday are believed to be linked either directly or indirectly to the Redoubt Bar. More >>

Waikato DHB Update On Matamata COVID-19 Cluster

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 5:10 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB has confirmed there are 45 COVID-19 cases in Matamata as of April 2. All have been linked either directly or indirectly to the Redoubt Bar. Dr Kevin Snee, Waikato DHB Chief Executive, said the Community Based Assessment Centre (CBAC) set ... More >>

Waikato DHB Confirms 37 COVID-19 Cases In Matamata

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 4:58 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB has confirmed 37 COVID-19 cases in Matamata as of April 1. The cluster has been linked to a St Patrick’s Day celebration at the Redoubt Bar. Dr Kevin Snee, Waikato DHB Chief Executive, said a Community Based Assessment Centre (CBAC) ... More >>

Cluster Of COVID-19 Cases In Matamata Linked To St Patrick’s Day Celebration

Monday, 30 March 2020, 1:36 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB has confirmed a cluster of COVID-19 cases in Matamata can be linked to a St Patrick’s Day celebration at the Redoubt Bar. There are currently 23 confirmed cases in the area and most have been identified as attending the March 17 event, ... More >>

COVID-19: ‘No Visitors’ Policy At Waikato DHB

Sunday, 29 March 2020, 1:02 pm | Waikato District Health Board

This week we have seen the first stage of community spread of the COVID-19 virus in New Zealand. As this pandemic evolves, we continually look at our policies to ensure they reflect the situation at hand. This includes our visitor policy. Effective ... More >>

Waikato You Can Drive-thru COVID-19 Assessment Centres During Lock Down

Saturday, 28 March 2020, 11:29 am | Waikato District Health Board

We would like to remind our communities that they can drive-thru Community Based Assessment Centres (CBAC) during the level 4 lock down period. Official numbers will be released, but thousands of people have driven-thru this past week thanks to the More >>

Waikato Is Ready For COVID-19

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 1:39 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato now has confirmed COVID-19 cases. All cases were contracted from overseas and contact tracing is currently underway. All patients are at home in self-isolation. Further information is available about all current cases in New Zealand on the Ministry ... More >>

12 confirmed cases of mumps in Hamilton, most from one night

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 4:03 pm | Waikato District Health Board

The Medical Officer of Health has confirmed 12 cases of mumps, three being Waikato University students and nearly all probably exposed at the same location on Hood Street, Hamilton on Saturday 12 October. More >>

Thousands of children not protected from measles AND mumps

Friday, 1 November 2019, 4:11 pm | Waikato District Health Board

The Waikato DHB estimates that there are between 5,000 to 6,000 children in the Waikato under the age of 15 that have not been fully immunised against the measles virus and mumps. More >>

Confirmed measles case at Tokoroa wedding

Friday, 18 October 2019, 12:44 pm | Waikato District Health Board

The Medical Officer of Health Dr Richard Hoskins has been informed there was a child confirmed to be infectious with measles after attending a wedding in Tokoroa on Friday 11 October. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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