JL16_Health-MeaslesThe outbreak of measles in the MidCentral regions continues with 17 confirmed cases in the Horowhenua area.

Of those with confirmed measles, the majority have been in the 10–29 year range, with only two under five years.

Two have been admitted to hospital in our region over recent weeks. MCDHB has received extra specialist help from the Hawkes Bay to take the pressure of the Public health Nurses and doctors.