Public health services and alerts
Public health services at Waikato DHB include environmental health (drinking water, recreational water, asbestos), licenses and public health regulations (alcohol and tobacco / smokefree), notifiable and communicable diseases, and public health plans and strategies.
Waikato DHB has four medical officers of health which are statutory positions under the Health Act 1956 and are accountable to the director-general of health.
Waikato DHB information on drinking water, recreational water, asbestos.
Licenses and public health regulations
Alcohol and tobacco, and the role of our public health officers and smokefree enforcement officers.
Notifiable and communicable diseases
Rheumatic fever, pertussis (whooping cough), measles, mumps and rubella are priorities for prevention and early detection in the Waikato.
Plans and strategies
Action plans, health profiles for communities, position statements and submissions.
Public health alerts
Read the latest health alerts from Waikato District Health Board