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Update on COVID-19 cases in MidCentral DHB »

04/04/2020

MidCentral District Health Board will update this page daily with the number of confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 within our district....continue »

Fifth confirmed COVID-19 case in MidCentral District Health Board region »

26/03/2020

Public Health officials are applauding the efforts of people in the MidCentral DHB region who have been confirmed as having COVID-19 to ensure they are isolated from the wider community....continue »

No visitor policy introduced at MDHB facilities »

25/03/2020

To ensure the safety of patients, staff and visitors as New Zealand moves into Alert Level 4 of the COVID-19 response, MidCentral DHB is introducing a no visitor policy at its facilities....continue »

MidCentral DHB prepared to respond to COVID-19  »

24/03/2020

MidCentral DHB will continue to provide essential health services to the community following the Government’s announcement of an escalated Alert Level in response to COVID-19 novel coronavirus. ...continue »

St John and other hospital shuttle services suspended »

23/03/2020

MidCentral District Health Board are working to support patients who utilise St John shuttle services to attend appointments at Palmerston North Hospital and Horowhenua Health Centre. ...continue »

Two COVID-19 cases confirmed in MidCentral District Health Board region »

21/03/2020

The Ministry of Health today confirmed the MidCentral District Health Board region has had its first confirmed cases of COVID-19....continue »

MidCentral DHB steps up COVID-19 (Coronavirus) support »

18/03/2020

MidCentral District Health Board is taking further steps to protect the community from COVID-19 by setting up testing and swabbing sites throughout the district....continue »

Second Case of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Confirmed in NZ »

04/03/2020

The second case of COVID-19 is confirmed in a New Zealand citizen. The woman in her 30s recently returned to Auckland from northern Italy. ...continue »

Bowel Screening programme proving valuable »

24/02/2020

The National Bowel Screening Programme, which launched in November 2019, has seen 3,576 people in the MidCentral District receive invites to participate, with 1418 having returned their kit for testing....continue »

DAISY Awards come to MidCentral DHB and THINK Hauora »

30/01/2020

Recognising nurses and midwives who go above and beyond for their patients is the premise behind the DAISY Awards, an international program that had recently launched across MidCentral DHB and THINK Hauora. ...continue »

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