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.
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.
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.
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*.
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…
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.
Latest News 22 October 2019 | The measles outbreak has led to high demand for the Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) vaccine in Auckland.
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.