Media Release 17 November 2020 - Health Quality and Safety Commission | Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield is among those thanking health care workers for their compassion and commitment during the recent crises in the health and disability sector, including the COVID-19 lockdown and ongoing response.
The metro Auckland DHBs (Waitematā, Auckland and Counties Manukau) will operate seven community testing centres (CTCs) through the long weekend (24-26 October) to ensure our communities have good access to a COVID-19 test if they need one.
Two additional community testing centres (CTCs) are open on the North Shore in response to an advisory issued by Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS). ARPHS is asking people who were at The Malt pub in Greenhithe on Friday night, 16 October, from 7.
At 11:59pm on Wednesday, 7 October Auckland moved from Alert Level 2 to Level 1. In the interests of keeping our patients, visitors, staff and hospital safe Counties Manukau DHB will continue to limit visitors to Middlemore and maintain the existing public health measures.
Media Release 16 August 2020| From Monday 17 August, the three Auckland metropolitan district health boards (DHBs) will postpone some face-to-face planned care appointments or move to virtual appointments where it is appropriate to do so. This includes some scheduled community appointments, outpatient clinics and elective surgeries.
Media Release 16 August 2020|More than 45,000 tests were completed in metropolitan Auckland between the time a new community case of COVID-19 was reported on Wednesday 12 August and 4pm on Sunday 16 August.
Media Release 14 August 2020|Auckland health authorities have released a list of designated practices, further increasing public options for COVID-19 testing. The 43 designated practices are general practices where members of the public can make an appointment for a free COVID-19 test without needing to be enrolled.