Wellbeing in the Waikato
Good sleep is important. Learn about sleep and tips for a better sleep.
Measles in the Waikato
Measles is a highly infectious viral illness that can be very serious. This page contains resources on what symptoms to look out for, how to best protect yourself and others, as well as what actions to take if you've been in contact with someone with measles.
Advance care planning
Thinking about, talking about and writing down a plan for your future health care and end of life care.
Bodywise is a family-focused weight management programme for overweight children aged 5-12 years
Support and resources, breastfeeding in public, breastfeeding friendly places, breastfeeding at work.
Who is eligible for a free mammogram, how to enrol and book, and where to go.
Why smear tests are important, who needs them, and where to go.
A free kaupapa Māori labour, birth and parenting programme for young pregnant women and their families/whānau in the Waikato.
Influenza in the Waikato
Influenza can be severe enough to require hospital treatment. Get vaccinated.
In a public emergency
Being prepared and what to do in a civil emergency, links to best websites for advice and information.
Tips on maintaining your mental wellbeing and how to get support and advice if you feel unwell.
NTM in cardiac surgery
Risk of Non-tuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM) has been linked to heater-cooler devices used in cardiac bypass surgery since 2013.
Free oral health services for eligible children living in the Waikato District Health Board area, and registration form.
Pregnancy and maternity
Straightforward, helpful information for those who are planning a pregnancy and through to birthing. Links to useful websites as well as Waikato-specific information.
Quit smoking Waikato
Once and For All quit smoking service for people in the Waikato.
Sore throats can lead to rheumatic fever. We have over 180 free sore throat services in Waikato DHB.
Strength and balance for people 65 plus
Community group strength and balance classes in local areas across the Waikato, aimed at preventing falls, keeping strong, meeting people and having fun.
Waikato's action plan and suicide prevention network. Where to get support after a death.
Support for older people
Information, advice, useful links about accessing services at home, residential care, support for older people and their family or carers, elder abuse and other topics.
Waikids is the brand that integrates all child and youth health services provided by Waikato District Health Board.
A programme to support whānau to create healthier, warmer, drier, and safer homes.
Whooping cough vaccination is quick, simple and available at your GP, some lead maternity carers and through selected Waikato pharmacies.
Meningococcal disease and meningitis
The signs and symptoms of meningococcal disease, plus local Waikato information.