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COVID-19 testing efforts continue in MidCentral region »


Testing for any cases of COVID-19 in the MidCentral DHB region continues, with temporary pop up sites being set up in Foxton and Ōtaki for anyone who wants a test....continue »

Nurses and midwives invited to return to practice in supportive new initiative »


Nurses and midwives who have left the workforce are being invited to return through a supportive Return to Practice Programme at MidCentral District Health Board. ...continue »

COVID-19 testing process made easier »


Testing for COVID-19 in Palmerston North had been made easier than ever, with people experiencing mild symptoms now able to get a free swab at the 575 Main Street testing site without needing to phone for an appointment. ...continue »

COVID-19 testing efforts continuing in the MidCentral region »


Health professionals are advising that while winter colds and flus may be on the way out, that doesn’t necessarily mean COVID-19 will do the same. ...continue »

Primary birthing partnership celebrated at Te Papaioea Birthing Centre  »


A celebration of the official handover of Te Papaioea Birthing Centre has cemented the partnership between MidCentral District Health Board and the Wright Family Foundation in a move to focus on primary birthing in the region....continue »

Pop-up COVID-19 testing station coming to Dannevirke »


MidCentral DHB is continuing community testing for COVID-19 with a free pop-up site for people without cold or flu symptoms being held in Dannevirke....continue »

Pop-up COVID-19 testing stations in the MidCentral region »


Following on from the successful pop-up day in Palmerston North recently, MidCentral DHB is continuing community testing with the next free pop-up testing being held in Levin....continue »

Community urged to seek support and show kindness »


People in the MidCentral region are being asked to show kindness, compassion and support to each other as the community works together to stamp out COVID-19....continue »

Early testing for COVID-19 vital »


Health professionals in the MidCentral region are appealing for anyone who develops cold or flu symptoms to get a test for COVID-19 as soon as they can. ...continue »

MidCentral DHB prepared for COVID-19 Alert Level 2 »


MidCentral District Health Board residents can feel reassured that safe preparations and plans are in place as the region moves back to COVID-19 Alert Level 2....continue »

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