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Three cases of Paratyphoid confirmed

by HBDHB Media Release

22 September, 2017 Three cases of Paratyphoid confirmed Hawke's Bay District Health Board is investigating three Paratyphoid cases reported over the last week. Paratyphoid is a similar illness to...

Mumps case confirmed at Waipukurau School

Adults and parents with children at Waipukurau Primary School in Central Hawke’s Bay are being asked to check their immunisation status

Hawke's Bay DHB pleased with health target progress

by HBDHB Media Release

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is pleased the hard work of staff has been rewarded with it achieving all but one of the national health targets.

Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to shape health services

by Media Release

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is inviting the community to be part of two big projects that will shape the future of health care in Hawke’s Bay.

Plea for more live kidney donors

by HB Today article

Fresh calls are being made for more kidney donors in the face of a chronic shortage of organs for those on waiting lists for transplants.

Respiratory illnesses on the rise

by HBDHB Media release

Hawke’s Bay Hospital continues to remain extremely busy with an increase in admissions of people experiencing respiratory illnesses.

Surge in winter illnesses impacting Hawke’s Bay’s health system

by HBDHB Media Release

The surge of winter illnesses in Hawke’s Bay is impacting the whole of the Hawke’s Bay health system and there is important advice for locals on how to best man

Flu Season Declared in Hawke's Bay

by HBDHB Media Release

Flu season declared 2017 Hawke’s Bay health officials are warning of a rise in influenza-like-illness across the region and are advising people to protect themselves.

Free bus trial for DHB staff

by Media Release

A free bus fare incentive for staff getting to and from Hawke’s Bay Hospital and Napier Health will kick off from 10 July, Hawke’s Bay District Health Board.

Hawke’s Bay Hospital at capacity

by HBDHB Media Release

Unless it’s an emergency, people are asked to seek medical care from their family doctor, medical centre, pharmacy or to call Healthline.

Inquiry findings will help restore confidence in drinking water

by HBDHB media release

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board welcomed the Government Inquiry findings released today as an important step toward restoring the community’s confidence

Increase in Whooping Cough (Pertussis) cases in Hawke’s Bay

by HBDHB Media release

Hawke’s Bay health officials are seeing an increase in Whooping Cough (Pertussis) which poses serious risks for babies and children.

Boil water notice Esk water supply

by HBDHB media release

HDC has issued a Boil Water notice to residents who take their water from the Hastings District Council Esk water supply, Esk Ridge and Kanuka Cliffs

Put your health first before holidays

by HBDHB Media Release

People are encouraged to visit their doctor or health professional prior to the public holiday period to update medical prescriptions or get a check-up

Ahuriri Estuary water warning remains in place

by HBDHB media release

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is continuing to warn the public not to swim, collect shellfish for consumption, or undertake any other water based recreation

High levels of E-coli confirmed at Napier's Ahuriri Estuary

by HBDHB Media Release

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is continuing to warn people to avoid all contact with water from Ahuriri Estuary after verification the water is contaminated

Porangahau Lagoon (Central Hawke’s Bay) Shellfish Warning

by HBDHB media release

Increased levels of e.coli in the Porangahau Lagoon this week people warned of the risks associated with gathering cockles from the area

Waipatiki Lagoon Swimming warning

by HBDHB media release

Do not Swim People are being warned not to swim in Waipatiki Lagoon due to contamination.

Outpatients making the most of free bus fares

by HBDHB Media Release

Go well bus Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s investment into offering free bus fares for people attending outpatient appointments is already making an impact.

Cyanobacteria confirmed at Lake Tūtira

by HBDHB media release

Water test results from Lake Tūtira have confirmed a cyanobacteria bloom on the lake.