Media Release | Wednesday 1 April 2020 | Patients in the community can be assured visiting Counties Manukau District Health Board community nurses/midwives and other staff doing home visits are taking all the necessary safeguards before entering their home to administer treatment.
Media Release Monday 30 March 2020 | Five additional COVID-19 testing centres are now up-and-running across metro Auckland, ensuring even better community-based access to swabbing for those who meet the clinical criteria.
Media Release Monday 30 March 2020 |The Northland, Waitematā, Auckland and Counties Manukau DHBs have launched a daily COVID-19 Q&A for Māori communities, broadcast on Māori Television’s Facebook page. ‘The Whaanau Guide for COVID-19’ launched on Sunday 29 March 2020 and will be broadcast daily at 4pm.
The Prime Minister has just announced a significant escalation in New Zealand’s response to COVID-19. By Wednesday New Zealand will be at alert level 4, which means that only essential healthcare services – in hospitals, general practice, pharmacy, and elsewhere in the community - will remain open.
Media Release 30 January 2020 |Public health advice regarding the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is available on the Ministry of Health website. From today, 2019 N-CoV has been classified as a notifiable illness.