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Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Nau mai haere mai ki Rātonga Hauora ā Iwi o Tamaki Makaurau

Te Ora ō Tāmaki Makaurau

We strive to protect health, prevent disease, reduce inequities and promote wellbeing for the people and environment of Auckland.

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVICE: PAPAKURA SCRAP METAL YARD FIRE 13-14 JANUARY

14 January 2021 11. 10am

A fire, that began early morning 13 January at the Papakura Scrap Metal Yard, is now under control and fully contained (as of 6.

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FIRE AT PAPAKURA SCRAP METAL YARD

Auckland Regional Public Health (ARPHS) has the following advice for the public following the outbreak of a fire this morning at a Papakura industrial area.

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REMEDIATION OF HOMES CONTAMINATED WITH ASBESTOS FROM FIRE TO BEGIN

Removal of asbestos debris by specialist contractors is expected to start in the next few days on nine properties affected by the Ponsonby Intermediate building fire.

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AUCKLAND REGIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ADVISES CARE FOLLOWING SCHOOL FIRE

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is advising members of the public to take care if they are in the vicinity of Ponsonby Intermediate School where Tuesday’s fire occurred.

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CLEANING PRODUCT SWAP MAY EXPLAIN RISE IN PRESCHOOL NOROVIRUS CASES

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is investigating a tenfold increase in the number of norovirus outbreaks in the region’s early learning services (ELSs) in the last month.

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MANUKAU PET STORE SHOPPERS AND STAFF ASKED TO TEST AND SELF-ISOLATE AFTER VISIT FROM SUSPECTED CASE

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is asking people who visited Animates Manukau on Saturday 21 November between 1:20 pm and 2:11 pm to get tested and to stay in...

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AUCKLAND RESTAURANTS AND DEPARTMENT STORE TOLD OF NEW COMMUNITY CASE

During the period Thursday 5 November to Monday 9 November, the following Auckland CBD locations were visited by people – Cases A and D - later diagnosed as having COVID-19.

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REPORTS OF FOOD POISONING FROM HIGH LEVELS OF HISTAMINES IN FISH MEAL KITS

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is advising people to seek medical advice from their GP if they have severe or persistent allergic reactions from eating fish.

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LOCATIONS OF INTEREST NEAR AUCKLAND AIRPORT

People who were at Auckland’s Domestic Airport restaurants and Avis Car Rental and Hire near Auckland Airport on November 5 between 5pm and 8pm are being asked to watch for...

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AUCKLAND RESTAURANT PATRONS TO WATCH FOR SYMPTOMS AFTER COVID-19 EXPOSURE

People who were at Auckland’s Mezze Bar and a Queen St bottle shop on November 5 are being asked to watch for symptoms after a person who works in the...

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PUBLIC HEALTH TOPICS

Find out about limiting the spread of diseases, healthy environments and the promotion of health and wellbeing in the Auckland region.

HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Find information for health professionals on notifiable diseases, advice and alerts, surveillance, refugee health, and vaccination.

BCG vaccination now available in Auckland

Eligible children under five years old can be protected from TB with a free BCG vaccination.

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HEALTHY AUCKLAND TOGETHER

We work with our Healthy Auckland Together coalition partners on changing our neighbourhoods so it is easy to eat well, be active and maintain a healthy weight.

Our environments have a profound impact on our health – from being able to commute without a car to the availability and price of fresh food.

We are promoting change through our city’s infrastructure, policy and planning, so all Aucklanders can live long and healthy lives.

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Resources

We have a range of free resources to educate the community about keeping well and preventing disease. If you would like to use or share these, feel free, but please acknowledge the source. 

You can also order Ministry of Health resources free from HealthEd.

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