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.
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.
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.
This update follows the initial Public Health messages of 14th November 2016.
An update from Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service to all Nelson Marlborough residents.
The recent detection of elevated levels of arsenic in Richmond has prompted a reminder to residents that burning painted or treated timber is prohibited.
‘It’s about whanau’. Celebrate World Smokefree Day on 31 May as we look towards smokefree/auahi kore lives for New Zealanders.
The Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service has confirmed a third case of measles, and this person has been admitted to Nelson Hospital.