See the articles below for the latest news from Regional Public Health, you can also visit our public health alerts page for up to date information on the health in our community.

  • Regional Public Health awarded for COVID-19 pandemic response

    Published Thursday 26 Nov 2020

    At this year’s Hutt Valley DHB Ngā Tohu Angitu | Celebrating Success Awards, Regional Public Health (RPH) received two awards, for their pandemic response to COVID-19. RPH were awarded with the 'Toa Ranga i te Tira | Champion of Collaboration and Integration award' and the 'Hutt Valley DHB Chief Executive’s award.'

  • COVID-19 Update

    Published Saturday 21 Nov 2020

    Regional Public Health can report another positive case of COVID-19 in our region.

  • COVID-19 Update

    Published Tuesday 10 Nov 2020

    Regional Public Health would like to reassure our greater Wellington communities, that currently the risk of community transmission of COVID-19 is low.

  • Locations of interest in Wellington

    Published Monday 9 Nov 2020

    On 8 November, the Ministry of Health confirmed 1 new case of COVID-19 in a close contact of the Auckland quarantine worker. They are now in a quarantine facility in Wellington. At this point, there is nothing to suggest there is any wider risk in the Wellington or Auckland regions.

  • The show goes on!

    Published Monday 12 Oct 2020

    School immunisation team on track amongst COVID-19 school closures.

  • COVID-19: A view from Wellington Regional Public Health

    Published Wednesday 30 Sep 2020

    What are public health units, who works there, and what are they doing to stop the spread of COVID-19?

  • WellKiwis research study

    Published Wednesday 23 Sep 2020

    Tineke Jennings is the nurse and clinical coordinator for WellKiwis - a study about influenza (flu) immunity in children.

  • Rheumatic fever cases increase

    Published Tuesday 1 Sep 2020

    This year has seen an increase in cases of rheumatic fever in the greater Wellington region. Of the nine cases notified this year to Regional Public Health (RPH) this year, seven are children aged under 15 years.

  • COVID-19 cases recovered in Greater Wellington

    Published Thursday 14 May 2020

    Regional Public Health (RPH) can confirm that in the past week, the remaining active cases of COVID-19 in Wellington have now recovered.

  • Day-in-the-life of a COVID-19 contact tracer

    Published Tuesday 28 Apr 2020

    Liz Macdonald, Communicable Disease Clinical Nurse Specialist, gives a glimpse into life for contact tracing teams at the frontline of the COVID-19 response in Wellington.

Last updated 29 May 2020.