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Overview

Quick access to our measles resources can be found below. Additionally, you can find links to Manatū Hauora Ministry of Health information and Te Whatu Ora public facing information.

  • Please notify the Medical Officer of Health as soon as you suspect measles – do not wait for a laboratory confirmation.
  • Primary care is encouraged to find out if their staff are immune to measles. If there is measles exposure on-site, immunisation records may be requested.
  • Exposure events listing (contact tracing is being used where possible) 

Quick links

         
  • Immunisation Handbook chapter on measles
  • Priorix vaccine details can be found here
  • Click here for the Priorix vaccine preparation guide and here to watch the video
  • Information on measles disease and its impact can be found here
  • Measles factsheet
  • Quick answers to common MMR questions
  • Auckland Regional Public Health resources and information can be found here

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand

Manatū Hauora, Ministry of Health information 

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Last updated:
May 2023