Weekly Update Issue 30 - Friday 12 November, 2021


72% (up 5.9%) of Taranaki people are fully vaccinated
86% (up 1.2% ) of Taranaki people have received their first dose

52% (up 8.3%) of Taranaki Māori are fully vaccinated
72% (up 4.3%) of Taranaki Māori have received their first dose

67.5% (up 3.8%) of Taranaki Pacific people are fully vaccinated
86% (up 2.4%) of Taranaki Pacific people have received their first dose



161,218
doses have been administered to people living in Taranaki

4,188
first doses to go to reach 90% 


(as of Nov 10, 2021)

Taranaki Programme Update

 
With positive cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Stratford, ensuring you and your whānau are vaccinated against the virus is vital in controlling this outbreak and protecting the most vulnerable in our community.

The vaccine is scientifically proven to be safe and effective in reducing the likelihood of transmission, the extent of symptoms  and the likelihood of hospitalisation by 95%.

If you need your first dose, or it has been at least 21 days since you received your first dose, the following clinics will be open  for walk-in appointments;
 

Friday 12 November

Stratford
Pop-up clinic at the TET Multisports Centre, Portia Street from 12pm
Stratford Pharmacy, Broadway 9am – 5pm
Mackays Unichem Chemist, Broadway 8.30am – 5.30pm
Avon Medical Centre, 8 Romeo Street 8.30am – 5pm
Ngāti Ruanui pop-up, opposite the Clock Tower on Broadway, 11am - 3pm

Eltham
Eltham Pharmacy, 130 High Street, Eltham 8.30am – 5pm

Inglewood
Tet Stadium, 1 Elliot Street, Inglewood 9am - 3.30pm

Hāwera
TSB Hub 9,30pm - 3pm
Ngāti Ruanui Healthcare 9am - 3pm

Waitara
Tui Ora clinic, Domett Street 10am - 4pm
 

Saturday 13 November

Stratford
Pop-up clinic at the TET Multisports Centre, Portia Street time 9am – 6pm
Stratford Pharmacy, Broadway 9am – 12pm
Whakaahurangi Marae, 130 Celia Street 10am – 3pm – transport is available, please call (06) 765 7014

Waitara
Marine Park 4.30pm - 7.30pm
 

Sunday 14 November

Pop-up clinic at the TET Multisports Centre, Portia Street time 9am – 6pm
 
For information about vaccination clinics across the rest of the district, please go to Healthpoint for walk-in information, BookMyVaccine for scheduled appointments and TDHB - COVID-19 vaccine for information about pop-up clinics.

For guidance about when and where to get tested and what to do if you are concerned you may have symptoms, please visit TDHB - COVID-19 or call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.

For real-time updates on this developing situation, please keep an eye on the Taranaki DHB Facebook page and website.

RESOURCES

The Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) has a website dedicated to COVID-19.

The app Āwhina lets you access information from the Ministry of Health and other trusted sources on your mobile device and sends out notifications on key COVID-19 vaccine announcements. You can download Āwhina here

The MoH COVID-19 Vaccine Resources page is full of useful information, frequently asked questions and also fact sheets in multiple languages

Data and statistics about the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in New Zealand can be found here.

HealthPathways platforms nationwide have published (or will soon publish) COVID-19 Vaccination Information pages. General practices can log into their local HealthPathways site to access this useful information.

Government cyber security agency CERT NZ has published guidance on how to protect your organisation when communicating about the vaccine on CERT NZ’s website.

Unite Against COVID-19 contains a multitude of resources on the COVID-19 vaccine, including the latest government announcements.

Medsafe’s website has COVID-19 vaccine approval information and vaccine reports.

Medsafe also publishes data sheets and consumer medicine information for approved COVID-19 vaccines.


Contact us at communications@tdhb.org.nz