Latest News 30 April 2020|A Counties Manukau Health doctor is leading a trial to find possible treatments for COVID-19. Middlemore clinical microbiologist and infectious diseases physician Dr Susan Morpeth is at the helm of the New Zealand arm of an Australasian study (ASCOT: the Australasian COVID-19 Trial).
Regional Media Release 24 April 2020 | Latest Northern Region Health Communication Centre (NRHCC) data shows that since testing began in February, the Northern Region DHBs (Northland, Waitematā, Auckland and Counties Manukau) have tested more than 40,000 people for COVID-19.
Regional Media Release 23 April 2020 | Thousands of outpatient appointments that would normally have been cancelled during the COVID-19 lockdown have been able to go ahead due to the use of digital technology.
The Government has announced that New Zealand will be moving to Alert Level 3 at 11:59pm on Monday, 27 April 2020.
Media Release 20 April 2020 | Testing of more than 400 members of the public at two locations in Auckland on Saturday has returned no positive results. The opportunity to be tested was made available at locations in Mangere and Henderson.
NRHCC Media release 18 April 2020 | A total of 300 people have provided swabs for COVID-19 testing at two sentinel community testing locations in Auckland today. Testing was undertaken in Mangere and Henderson, with 150 swabs taken from members of the public who volunteered for testing at each location.
Media Release April 16 2020 |Up to 120 new community health workers will support whānau wellbeing during and post the COVID-19 outbreak as part of a partnership between the Northern Region DHBs (Northland, Waitematā, Auckland and Counties Manukau), iwi and Māori health providers.
Media Release April 9 2020 | As we enter the Easter holiday, district health boards have issued a reminder that hospital Emergency Departments remain open to provide care to patients despite the COVID-19 lockdown.
Media Release 9 April 2020|A new website dedicated to providing information for Pacific communities across New Zealand is being launched today to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus. PreparePacific.