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 toast the introduction of folic acid in bread

    Published Thursday 8 Jul 2021

    Regional Public Health (RPH) welcome today’s Government announcement to approve the mandatory addition of folic acid to bread-making flour.

  • Wellingtonians and visitors urged to check locations of interest

    Published Wednesday 23 Jun 2021

    Ministry of Health media release: The first six locations of interest in Wellington visited by an Australian traveller from Sydney last weekend who has tested positive for COVID-19 upon their return to Australia have been published on the Ministry of Health website.

  • Australian traveller tests positive for COVID-19

    Published Wednesday 23 Jun 2021

    A traveller from Sydney, who visited Wellington from Saturday 19 June until Monday 21 June, has tested positive for COVID-19 upon their return to Australia.

  • Face coverings on public transport

    Published Wednesday 21 Apr 2021

    Metlink and Regional Public Health would like to remind our greater Wellington communities to get their COVID-19 and vaccination information from trusted sources.

  • Tracking and tracing

    Published Monday 1 Mar 2021

    COVID-19 tracing booklet serves genuine community need

  • 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.

Last updated 29 May 2020.