Nelson Marlborough Health News and Notices

How to get assessed or tested over the Queen’s Birthday weekend: 30 May to 1 June

The Tahunanui, Toi Toi, Motueka and Blenheim community-based assessment centres (CBACs) will be closed over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, but if it’s urgent you can be assessed and tested for free:

  • at the Medical and Injury Centre (after-hours GP) in Nelson
  • at the Urgent Care Centre in Blenheim 
  • via the on-call GP in Motueka (phone 03 528 8866 or 03 528 8358)

You can also phone 0800 358 5453 for free medical advice, and do not hesitate to phone 111 or go to a hospital emergency department in an emergency.

CBACs will be open again on Tuesday 2 June.


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World Smokefree Day: Sunday 31 May

World Smokefree Day is the perfect time to choose a smokefree lifestyle.

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Nelson Marlborough District Health Board meeting 26 May 2020

The Nelson Marlborough District Health Board meeting will be held on Tuesday 26 May 2020 at 11.30am via Zoom.


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NMH COVID-19 Update: 19 May 2020

This update provides information about confirmed cases in the Nelson Marlborough region, community-based assessment centre (CBAC) data and any new information for our communities.

Please go to the main COVID-19 website for information about the CBACs, contact tracing, hospital planning and more: https://www.nmdhb.govt.nz/covid-19


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NMH COVID-19 Update: 15 May 2020

This update provides information about confirmed cases in the Nelson Marlborough region, community-based assessment centre (CBAC) data and any new information for our communities.

Please go to the main COVID-19 website for information about the CBACs, contact tracing, hospital planning and more: https://www.nmdhb.govt.nz/covid-19


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NMH COVID-19 Update: 13 May 2020

This update provides information about confirmed cases in the Nelson Marlborough region, community-based assessment centre (CBAC) data and any new information for our communities.

Please go to the main COVID-19 website for information about the CBACs, contact tracing, hospital planning and more: https://www.nmdhb.govt.nz/covid-19


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Shellfish biotoxin alert: Nydia Bay, Pelorus Sound

The Ministry for Primary Industries today issued a public health warning against collecting shellfish in Nydia Bay in the Pelorus Sound. The warning area applies to the entire bay, out to the heads.


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NMH COVID-19 Update: 11 May 2020

This update provides information about confirmed cases in the Nelson Marlborough region, community-based assessment centre (CBAC) data and any new information for our communities.

Please go to the main COVID-19 website for information about the CBACs, contact tracing, hospital planning and more: https://www.nmdhb.govt.nz/covid-19


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NMH COVID-19 Update: 8 May 2020

This update provides information about confirmed cases in the Nelson Marlborough region, community-based assessment centre (CBAC) data and any new information for our communities.

Please go to the main COVID-19 website for information about the CBACs, contact tracing, hospital planning and more: https://www.nmdhb.govt.nz/covid-19


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NMH COVID-19 Update: 7 May 2020

This update provides information about confirmed cases in the Nelson Marlborough region, community-based assessment centre (CBAC) data and any new information for our communities.

Please go to the main COVID-19 website for information about the CBACs, contact tracing, hospital planning and more: https://www.nmdhb.govt.nz/covid-19


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