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Pharmacies in the Counties Manukau area offering free measles vaccination
CM Health school nurse Cristine Ronberg and Prohealth Pharmacist Ashika Devi-Chaudhary vaccinating at Alfriston College
For the first time, 49 pharmacies in the Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) area are offering free measles vaccination to young people aged 16 to 30*.
350,000 more measles vaccines for massive immunisation campaign
Media Release 31 July 2020| The Government is stepping up the fight against measles and protecting hundreds of thousands more young adults by investing up to $40 million for a year-long measles-catch-up campaign and $23 million to fully fund and develop the National Immunisation Solution, Associate Minister of Health Julie…
Community encouraged to get free vaccination
Media Release 24 July 2020| The Counties Manukau Health Immunisation team is encouraging the community to attend a free vaccination day at the Free Church of Tonga in Mangere on Saturday, 25 July, 2020.
Nurse vaccinators respond to measles outbreak in Samoa
Media Release 19 November 2019| Counties Manukau Health is taking a lead as part of a medical emergency response to the measles outbreak in Samoa.
UPDATED - Temporary management of MMR vaccine in metropolitan Auckland
Latest News 22 October 2019 | The measles outbreak has led to high demand for the Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) vaccine in Auckland.
School nurses trained for Measles programme
Media Release 30 August 2019 | School nurses are being trained to roll out a vaccination programme in schools as part of an opportunistic vaccinations programme in an effort to stem the number of measles cases in the Counties Manukau Health district.
Measles vaccinations being offered to patients and whaanau at Middlemore Hospital’s Emergency Department
Latest News 27 August 2019 | The measles vaccine (MMR vaccine) is now being offered to patients and visitors in Middlemore Hospital’s Emergency Department starting Friday, 23 August and running over the next couple of weeks from 1pm-9. 30pm daily.
Get vaccinated against measles now
Media Release 27 August 2019 | Counties Manukau is experiencing an outbreak of measles and everyone is being encouraged to ensure they have been vaccinated against this highly infectious illness. Immunisation is free for people aged 1-50 years, and it’s simple - just go to your local doctor.