The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recommend that pregnant women are offered the Pfizer vaccine at any stage of pregnancy. This is because the risk of severe outcomes from COVID-19 is significantly higher for pregnant women and their unborn baby.
As many of you will have heard, the travel bubble between Melbourne and New Zealand has been suspended as such there will be no flights arriving into New Zealand from Victoria.
Ministry of Health Media Release: COVID-19 info vital to vaccination programme Getting the right information is an important part of the process for Whaanau, hapuu and iwi to be ready for the COVID-19 vaccination, Associate Minister for Health (Maaori) Hon Peeni Henare said.
Gina Pikaahu – Registered Nurse – Maaori Health Registered Nurse Gina Pikaahu was one of the first of our frontline staff to get the COVID-19 vaccination. She shares her experience and why getting the covid vaccination is about protecting your whaanau.
Elina Tameifuna - Fanau Ola Acting Service ManagerFanau Ola Acting Service Manager Elina Tameifuna was one of the first of our frontline staff to get the COVID-19 vaccination. She shares her experience and some words of encouragement. What was it like getting the covid vaccination?It was quick.
The following people within our Counties Manukau community will soon receive invitations to be vaccinated:
Older Maaori and Pacific people being cared for by whaanau, the people they live with, and their carers. Those that live in South Auckland and are aged 65 and over.
We want to provide you with a bit of information about one of the biggest and most important activities this year - the COVID-19 vaccination rollout.
With the Alert Level 3 restrictions in place we are concerned that some people in our community who need urgent (same day) care are not getting it.
With Auckland moving to Alert Level 3 CM Health has made changes to bring its Visitor Policy in line with the new Alert Level. Visiting at our facilities is currently only on essential and compassionate grounds, or for birthing partners.