The Ministry of Health is requiring everyone in the Papatoetoe High School community – students, staff, students’ brothers and sisters and all household members – to stay at home. Students and staff who got tested BEFORE Monday, 22 February, are asked to get tested again.
With our move back to Alert Level 1, visitor screening is no longer taking place at Counties Manukau Health facilities.
Latest News 12 February | Lunar New Year, the most important celebration in many Asian countries, is a very important event for Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) Psychologist Dr Jennifer Hauraki and her family.
Visitor screening is no longer taking place at Counties Manukau Health facilities as this is not required at Alert Level 1.
Visitor screening at all hospital entrances will end this Sunday, 31 January meaning that from Monday, 1 February there will be no visitor screening at our facilities.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) is investigating a positive COVID-19 test result from a person who recently travelled from overseas, completed their stay in managed isolation in a facility in Auckland, and returned two negative tests as part of routine testing.
As of 6:30am today the fire at the Papakura Scrap Metal Yard is under control and fully contained. There is no risk to staff, patients or visitors at our facilities.
The Auckland region is currently experiencing high volumes of Emergency Department presentations which are impacting on waiting times. Clinical Director of Middlemore Hospital’s Emergency Department, Vanessa Thornton, is urging the community to come to the ED only for emergencies, including injuries which threaten life or limb.
CM Health is urging everyone to take a few extra measures to keep safe this summer and help out our busy hospital. Dr Pete Watson, Counties Manukau Health’s Chief Medical Officer, says many of the accidents and injuries usually treated at this time of year are avoidable.
Community urged to seek the right care for their condition, help keep ED free for life threatening emergencies
Dr Vanessa Thornton, Clinical Director of Middlemore Hospital’s Emergency Department, is asking for the Counties Manukau community’s assistance as the hospital’s Emergency Department nears capacity levels.