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.
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.
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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.
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.
Health authorities in Auckland are asking residents to be vigilant and follow public health advice following the three new positive cases of COVID-19 in the city, which has led to a short term return to Alert Level 3.
Latest News 12 February | Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today that New Zealand’s first batch of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is set to arrive in New Zealand next week subject to transportation plans and quality temperature control. “Our first priority is our border workers, followed by their household contacts.
Latest News 3 February I Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has welcomed Medsafe’s provisional approval of New Zealand’s first COVID-19 vaccine. “The provisional approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is a positive step in New Zealand’s fight against COVID-19.