Maori and Pacific parents in the Nelson Marlborough region are choosing to vaccinate their children in greater numbers.
Dr Andrew Lindsay, Medical Officer of Health with the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service, has issued a reminder to GPs and other healthcare professionals in the region to be alert to mumps.
Three cases of mumps teenagers and young adults in Marlborough have been notified recently to the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service.
Another community hui is planned to help whanau understand cancer and the importance of early detection.
Two local doctors have teamed up to fight the rise of superbugs caused by antibiotics resistance.
Blenheim’s Stadium 2000 pool complex has been closed temporarily as a precautionary measure to prevent more cryptosporidium cases.
It’s Men’s Health Week. Encourage your partner, father, brother, uncle and nephew to get proactive about improving their health and wellbeing.
Baby teeth are important for the health of permanent teeth.
The school immunisation programme has been extended to include Gardasil 9, which protects against additional strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV)
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says there’s been good uptake of the $3.76 million support package for Kaikōura and Marlborough families.