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Important Health Information
by Rob Ayres - Thursday, 5 September 2019, 11:19 AM
 

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As you will be aware, measles is circulating in New Zealand, particularly in the Auckland region. Carey to date has had no confirmed cases.

From 1 January 2019 to 4 September 2019 there have been 991 confirmed cases of measles notified across New Zealand. 821 of these confirmed cases are in the Auckland region.

If you’re feeling sick, you should stay away from work, school or public places, to help prevent putting other people at risk.

If you or a family member suspect you have measles you should stay at home and call Healthline on 0800 611 116 or your doctor to alert them of your symptoms. If you have measles it is important to avoid spreading it to others in the waiting room.

For the latest updates please visit:

https://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/conditions-and-treatments/diseases-and-illnesses/measles/2019-measles-outbreak-information