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Public health interviewing worst affected at Augusta House

By   /  May 11, 2018  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Public health interviewing worst affected at Augusta House

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Public health interviewing worst affected at Augusta House Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is following up people who have become unwell after exposure to an unknown chemical at Augusta House in Victoria Street, Auckland.  ARPHS staff are interviewing those people worst affected. […]

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Illegal trading in Mangere encourages childhood addiction

By   /  May 4, 2018  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Illegal trading in Mangere encourages childhood addiction

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Illegal trading in Mangere encourages childhood addiction An undercover operation by public health in Mangere revealed that three out of 10 outlets investigated on a single day were selling cigarettes illegally.  Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) regularly carries out stings using teenage […]

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Public Health Highights – a new report

By   /  May 2, 2018  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Public Health Highights – a new report

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Public Health Highights – a new report This report highlights the role of Auckland Regional Public Health Service in protecting and promoting public health in the region.  Although the breadth of our work is considerable, we do not operate alone. Delivering health solutions […]

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Measles alert for Kuala Lumpur flight passengers

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Measles alert for Kuala Lumpur flight passengers

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Measles alert for Kuala Lumpur flight passengers Travellers who arrived at Auckland International Airport on Malaysia Airlines MH133 from Kuala Lumpur at 11pm on 15th April 2018 may have been exposed to measles. Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been contacting the […]

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Preventing food borne illness when the power’s out

By   /  April 12, 2018  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Preventing food borne illness when the power’s out

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Preventing food borne illness when the power’s out With some households in the region facing two or more days without electricity, it will be important to take care with food from the fridge and freezer. Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) Medical Officer […]

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Opposition to fifth bottle store in Takanini leads to community win

By   /  March 23, 2018  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Opposition to fifth bottle store in Takanini leads to community win

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Opposition to fifth bottle store in Takanini leads to community win Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is pleased with a community win from its opposition to a new off-licence application in South Auckland. ARPHS Clinical Director Dr Julia Peters says Public Health, […]

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Another measles case in Auckland: Call for vigilance

By   /  March 13, 2018  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Another measles case in Auckland: Call for vigilance

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Another measles case in Auckland: Call for vigilance The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has confirmed a second case of measles. It is likely this person has caught the disease on flight SQ285 which landed in Auckland on 22 February 2018. The […]

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Measles alert for Singapore flight passengers

By   /  February 28, 2018  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Measles alert for Singapore flight passengers

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Measles alert for Singapore flight passengers Travellers who arrived at Auckland International Airport on Singapore Airlines flight SQ285 from Singapore at 11.45am on February 22 may have been exposed to measles, says the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS). Medical Officer of Health […]

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Dengue fever spike prompts health warning > ARPHS

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Dengue fever spike prompts health warning > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Dengue fever spike prompts health warning > ARPHS With dengue fever outbreaks across the Pacific, Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is advising anyone travelling to the region to take steps to avoid mosquito bites. Auckland has seen a spike in dengue fever […]

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Don’t give food poisoning for Christmas > ARPHS

By   /  December 19, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Don’t give food poisoning for Christmas > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Don’t give food poisoning for Christmas > ARPHS Barbecues, family feasts and outdoor eating go with the territory during the Christmas holidays – unfortunately so do the rates of gastroenteritis reported to public health. “Summer is the ideal breeding ground for bacteria. No […]

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Fish gifted from Pacific relatives to be enjoyed cooked > ARPHS

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Fish gifted from Pacific relatives to be enjoyed cooked > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Fish gifted from Pacific relatives to be enjoyed cooked > ARPHS Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is recommending that raw or marinated fish brought in by Pacific relatives should be off the menu, after a rise in food poisoning. Public Health has […]

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Four clusters of whooping cough identified across Auckland > ARPHS

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Four clusters of whooping cough identified across Auckland > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Four clusters of whooping cough identified across Auckland > ARPHS Four Auckland communities are experiencing small clusters of whooping cough cases with five local schools affected. Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) Medical Officer of Health Dr Michael Hale says there have been […]

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Teenagers and young people bear the burden of low vaccination rates > ARPHS

By   /  September 6, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Teenagers and young people bear the burden of low vaccination rates > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Teenagers and young people bear the burden of low vaccination rates > ARPHS A ‘lost generation’ of young people is facing a triple threat of potentially serious diseases as a result of low immunisation rates in many Auckland communities.  Auckland Regional Public Health […]

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Public health managing seasonal increase of meningococcal disease > ARPHS

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Public health managing seasonal increase of meningococcal disease > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Public health managing seasonal increase of meningococcal disease > ARPHS Public health typically observes a seasonal increase of meningococcal disease from June to September each year and is currently managing new cases. “Meningococcal disease is a serious and sometimes fatal disease.  It is […]

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Disease surveillance for Apr-Jun 2017 > ARPHS

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Disease surveillance for Apr-Jun 2017 > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Disease surveillance for Apr-Jun 2017 > ARPHS   Dengue feverThere has been an increase (~120%) in the number of cases of dengue fever for the three months between April and June. A lesser increase (~50%) has occurred if the last quarter results are […]

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Five new mumps cases every day in Auckland > ARPHS

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Five new mumps cases every day in Auckland > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Five new mumps cases every day in Auckland > ARPHS Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is investigating five new cases of mumps every day, as the number of notifications of the disease continues to rise. The latest figures show 153 cases, up […]

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Low vaccination rates fuelling Auckland’s mumps outbreak > ARPHS

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Low vaccination rates fuelling Auckland’s mumps outbreak > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Low vaccination rates fuelling Auckland’s mumps outbreak > ARPHS Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is concerned not enough young Aucklanders are immunised in the face of an unrelenting mumps outbreak. “This year we have had over 130 mumps cases in Auckland compared […]

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ARPHS welcomes findings from Auckland typhoid outbreak review > ARPHS

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on ARPHS welcomes findings from Auckland typhoid outbreak review > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: ARPHS welcomes findings from Auckland typhoid outbreak review > ARPHS The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) welcomes the findings of the review into the recent typhoid outbreak in Auckland. The review’s recommendations have either already been implemented, or are in the process […]

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Auckland Typhoid Update 23 May 2017 > ARPHS

By   /  May 23, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Auckland Typhoid Update 23 May 2017 > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Auckland Typhoid Update 23 May 2017 > ARPHS For typhoid information and resources, including translations in Samoan, please click here. As at 23 May 2017, two new cases have been identified that are associated with the Auckland typhoid outbreak, bringing the number of confirmed […]

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Media Statement- Waiheke Island May 2017 > ARPHS

By   /  May 19, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media Statement- Waiheke Island May 2017 > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Media Statement- Waiheke Island May 2017 > ARPHS 19/05/2017 Public health responding to E. coli contamination on Waiheke The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified on May 18 2017 of E coli bacteria in the water supply for two schools […]

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