71 days ago

Middlemore Hospital Alert Level 2 restrictions continue

The Team from Counties Manukau Health

We're continuing to have visitor restrictions in place during Alert Level 2 with our sites only accessible on exceptional and compassionate circumstances. Read more in the link below.

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9 minutes ago

Health Minister Chris Hipkins urges Aucklanders to wear face masks

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Health Minister Chris Hipkins is telling Aucklanders to wear a face mask as the city heads into an alert level 3 lockdown today.

“My advice to everyone watching this is: ‘Wear one’,” Hipkins told Stuff.

He said the Government was still working on legal issues around making masks compulsory.

A legal order under the new Covid-19 legislation would be issued on Wednesday. This would give legal effect to the alert levels in Auckland and the rest of the country.

Click here to read more.

30 minutes ago

Poll: Will news cases of coronavirus in the community encourage you to get tested?

Josephine Franks Reporter from Manukau Courier

Hundreds of people have joined queues for testing centres across the city - are you one of them?

Will news cases of coronavirus in the community encourage you to get tested?
  • 0% Yes - I have symptoms
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  • 0% Yes - No symptoms, but better safe than sorry
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  • 0% No, don't feel the need
    0% Complete
0 votes
1 hour ago

Pop-up Covid-19 testing stations in west and south Auckland

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Additional testing sites have popped up across Auckland, as the city enters alert level 3.

On Tuesday night, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced there were four new Covid-19 cases in the community. Auckland moved into level 3 at midday on Wednesday, and the rest of the country into level 2.

Two pop-up testing centres are now open in west and south Auckland.

These are in the Ōtara Town Centre car park (14 Fair Mall, Ōtara), and Health New Lynn (Level 1 car park, Totara Health Services, McCrae Way).

The Government will use the next 72 hours in Auckland to roll out a testing blitz – in the order of tens of thousands of tests – to get a clear idea about the extent of any wider community transmission.

To find out more about where you can get tested, click here.