Covid-19 vaccine invitations to be issued to all over 65s in Auckland region this week.
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.
On Wednesday, 9 and Thursday, 10 June phone line work may impact calls from external numbers to CM Health desk phones. The schedule is:
Wednesday, 9 June
High-volume numbers (listed below) from 2100 for 10 - 30 minutes.
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.
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.
Our Taunaki Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services has officially opened Maota, the new whaanau lounge, and Mamanu, a shared vegetable garden.
Reimagining what a spinal unit could look like. Grant Sharman was the first patient at the Auckland Spinal rehabilitation unit in Otara in 1977 following a life changing game of rugby at the age of 15. “A ruck formed, they dived in and I broke my neck.
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.
MEDIA RELEASE - Today's announcement that $110 million has been prioritised for the replacement of the Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit at Ōtara and the General Rehabilitation Service at Middlemore Hospital has been welcomed by Counties Manukau Health.