Winter Health and Vaccination Reminders

Measles and winter health

There has been an identified case of measles in a North Shore secondary school. 

As a reminder please be vigilant of your daughter’s health and if she is unwell, please do not send her to school.

The following information was communicated from the Ministry of Education to school leaders on Monday:


Winter health and vaccination reminders

Te Whatu Ora encourages whānau to vaccinate their tamariki for pneumococcal disease, Meningococcal B, measles, and flu, alongside their three COVID-19 vaccines to provide the greatest level of protection heading into winter.

 Tamariki aged six months to 12 years are eligible for free flu vaccinations. For more information, visit:

 Flu immunisation for tamariki – KidsHealth

 Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine – Te Whatu Ora

 COVID-19 boosters for over 30s and those at increased risk of severe illness – New Zealand Government

 You will still need to isolate for seven days if you have COVID-19 to reduce the risk of spread.  For further information:

 If you have COVID-19 – New Zealand Government