Nelson Marlborough Public Health

Public health advice: Cryptosporidium cases in Marlborough

Blenheim’s Stadium 2000 pool complex has been closed temporarily as a precautionary measure to prevent more cryptosporidium cases.


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Small steps to big changes

It’s Men’s Health Week.  Encourage your partner, father, brother, uncle and nephew to get proactive about improving their health and wellbeing.


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Baby teeth matter

Baby teeth are important for the health of permanent teeth. 


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HPV Vaccination for boys now available

The school immunisation programme has been extended to include Gardasil​ 9, which protects against additional strains of the human papillomavirus​ (HPV)


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Supporting people in Kaikōura & Marlborough

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says there’s been good uptake of the $3.76 million support package for Kaikōura and Marlborough families.


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Advice to campers and trampers

While there have been no further outbreaks of suspected norovirus since the cluster of cases among visitors to Nelson Lakes National Park, campers and trampers in the region are urged to exert caution to avoid catching the debilitating virus.


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Legionella infection alert

Gardeners and spa pool owners are being warned to protect themselves against the potentially-fatal Legionnaires disease.  

Nelson Marlborough Health’s Public Health Service has received 11 notifications of Legionella infection this year, with 8 of these from 1 November.


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Earthquake Advisory: Update No 2 – 16th November 2016 Public Health Messages

This update follows the initial Public Health messages of 14th November 2016.


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Updated: Public Health Messages following the recent earthquakes in Nelson and Marlborough

An update from Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service to all Nelson Marlborough residents.


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Elevated arsenic levels in Richmond air

The recent detection of elevated levels of arsenic in Richmond has prompted a reminder to residents that burning painted or treated timber is prohibited.


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