If you haven’t had your free flu vaccination, now is the time to do so – and urgently – as the flu season starts to hit the community hard and fast.
Parents in the Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough region are urged to make sure their children are immunised against measles, and to be alert to symptoms of the highly-contagious and harmful disease.
Public health information for people in the Wakefield, Tasman and Nelson regions affected by the fires.
Four tobacco retailers in the Tasman area were caught selling cigarettes to 15-year-old volunteers during a tobacco controlled purchase operation undertaken by the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service (PHS) in December 2018.
People are advised to be alert to the symptoms of meningococcal disease (including meningitis) as an outbreak in Northland continues, alongside an increase in cases in the Nelson/Tasman region this year.
Are you giving bugs a hand? Good hand hygiene is the simplest, most effective way to prevent healthcare associated infections.
There has been an increase in campylobacteriosis case notifications in the last four weeks in the Nelson Marlborough region.
With fewer New Zealanders smoking, Nelson Marlborough Health smokefree co-ordinator Karen Vis is challenging anyone who’s thinking about quitting smoking to join the trend.
The second series of "13 Reasons Why" starts 18 May and all 13 episodes will be available to view at this time.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has issued a public health warning against collecting shellfish in the Kenepuru Sound and inner Pelorus Sound, extending outward to Tawero Point and Opani-aputa Point.