Influenza arrives early in 2019

Influenza Seasonal Influenza viruses (H3N2; H1N1) are currently circulating in Otago and Southland communities including among health care staff. This is much earlier in the year than the usual winter influenza season in July and peaking in August We hope to start delivering vaccinations as soon ...

Measles Outbreak in Canterbury

Measles There has now been a second confirmed case of measles in Southern DHB. The person involved had recently travelled to Dunedin from Christchurch, so the case is connected to those in Canterbury. Contact tracing is underway. Health care workers – please check your own immunisation status. ...