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Northern Region DHBs test over 40,000 people for COVID-19

Latest Northern Region Health Communication Centre (NRHCC) data shows that since testing beganin February, the Northern Region DHBs (Northland, Waitematā, Auckland and Counties Manukau)have tested more than 40,000 people for...

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Virtual appointments ensure continuity of care during COVID-19 pandemic

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.

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No COVID-19 positive results from Auckland sentinel community testing

Testing of more than 400 members of the public at two locations in Auckland on Saturday has returned no positive results. 

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Update on transfer of St Margarets residents to Waitematā DHB

A further nine residents from St Margarets Hospital and Rest Home in Te Atatu are temporarily transferring to Waitematā District Health Board today.

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COVID-19 sentinel community testing undertaken in Auckland

A total of 300 people have provided swabs for COVID-19 testing at two sentinel community testing locations in Auckland today.

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Waitematā DHB to assist with temporary transfer of St Margaret residents

Waitematā District Health Board (DHB) will assist with the temporary transfer of up to 20 residents from St Margarets Hospital and Rest Home in Te Atatu to help the facility...

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120 Māori community health workers to be deployed to assist with COVID-19 response

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...

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A tribute to the late Levapolo Seupule Mupopo Siaosi Tiava'asu'e

Waitematā DHB today extends its condolences to the Samoan community and the family of respected matua (elder) Levapolo Seupule Mupopo Siaosi Tiava'asu'e, who died peacefully on Easter Sunday morning.

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Hospital EDs are open for business despite COVID-19

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.

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