There is currently a measles outbreak in Auckland

Measles can be dangerous. Please ensure you get your children vaccinated at 12 months and 4 years old to prevent measles. It’s free at your GP.

The symptoms of measles are a fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, then a rash.

Call Healthline free on 0800 611 116 for health advice and information, anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Been close to someone with measles? Or showing symptoms? Call your doctor or healthcare centre before turning up so you can be isolated on arrival.

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Getting here by public transport

The car parks and roads around Auckland City Hospital and Starship Children’s Hospital can get very busy. Please consider using public transport. If you are unable to use public transport please consider asking friend or whānau member to drop you off.



Know where to get the right care for you

Find out where you and your whānau can get the right care when you’re sick or injured, or who to call when you need some health advice.

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We provide health services to the nearly 515,000 people living in central Auckland, as well as regional services for Northland and Greater Auckland and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. We have more than 1 million patient contacts per year.

Our primary role is to support our local population to achieve the outcomes they want for themselves, their whānau and their community, and to ensure access to high quality and safe services for them.

Our approach is patient-centred healthcare, which means the needs of our patients are at the heart of everything we do.

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