21 cases of whooping cough have been confirmed, and people are urged to check their immunisation status and be alert to the symptoms.
The Urgent Care Centre in Blenheim opens
If you Snap-a-brusher you could win a prize...and you will be helping your child's tooth brushing.
It's National Oral Health Day on 3 November and we want you to Switch to Water.
The first supermarket in the Nelson Marlborough region has agreed to restrict sales of high-sugar and artificially-sweetened drinks to school children from 7am-3pm.
It marks the start of a 'healthy sales' initiative under the Sweet Enough Water Only programme where Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service (PHS) staff help schools and sports organisations to adopt water-only (and plain milk) guidelines.
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.