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Can I get the MMR and flu vaccinations before or after I get the COVID-19 vaccination?

It’s advised that if you are wanting to get the MMR vaccination before your Pfizer vaccination or after your second dose, that you allow 4 weeks.

For the flu vaccination, it’s 2 weeks.

If you wish to receive any other vaccinations after receiving your Pfizer vaccination, you will need to do so 2 weeks after your second dose. Please check with your family doctor or other health professional before any vaccination.

November 2021

… role, is one of a group of GP liaisons who interface between primary care and the DHB the November Consumer Council hui.  Angela addressed concerns and questions that the Consumer Council had themselves or had heard around fact or fiction surrounding the Covid vaccination.  She was asked about ways to get the correct information out to whānau and the community who may hold concerns around the vaccine.  

September 2021

… and discussion around the three projects that are underway.  The projects take place over 3 years, 2 years and 1 year respectively although the third project has been given a slightly extended timeframe due to both the cyber-attack on the hospital and Covid.  These studies cover Cancer WHIRI, Collaboration and Activation.

Discussions were also held in relation to inhouse work being done to improve the quality of services and understanding of equity to the community as a whole.

July 2021

… put in place. Most of the hui was with the Council being provided with updates on equity which also provided information around the new Māori Equity Clinical Response Team which has now been put into place along with new Equity Response Initiatives.

Covid vaccinations and the equity around these were also discussed in detail.

The new Director, Quality & Patient Safety and new Chief Medical Officer Primary & Community Health were introduced to the Consumer Council.

Vaccination Clinics

… experts are also there to help with your pātai.  

You can also be vaccinated at a range of other locations across Waikato, including GPs and pharmacies. See Healthpoint for those options.


If you or your whānau are due for a COVID-19 vaccination -first, second or a booster dose - get yours now. It's FREE and available for everyone aged 5 and over.

First boosters
You can get a first booster if you:

are aged 16 or over
have completed your primary course of th…

Antenatal appointments at Waikato Hospital during COVID-19

… whānau, our staff and other patients are safe while you are attending antenatal clinic appointments at Women's Health Clinic. As a result we have made some changes to how the service is run.


Appointments have been changed in response to COVID-19. This is to minimise face-to-face contact and to maximise safety. Depending on your condition and the reason for your referral to clinic, your appointment may be carried out over the phone. We will keep you informed about what will h…

Care in Women’s Assessment Unit (WAU) during COVID-19

… pregnancy-related issue - for example, bleeding or a change in your baby’s movements - and you cannot get hold of your LMC, ring 07 839 8899 so you can be assessed over the phone and we will make preparations for your arrival at WAU.
If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or are awaiting results of a COVID-19 test, ask your LMC or GP to let WAU know or call WAU on 07 839 8899 so arrangements can be made for your safe care in WAU.
Please wear a mask when you enter the building.
Please arrive a…

Labour and birth care at Waikato Hospital during COVID-19

… to ensure the delivery suite environment is safe for you, your baby and support person as well as our staff and other patients. To do this, we have made some changes to how things work in the delivery suite and the ward environment.

If the number of COVID-19 positive women increased significantly, there may be changes required to keep everyone safe. These changes may affect your preferred place of birth. Under certain circumstances it is possible that the Hospital Delivery Suite will only be a…

Let's talk rural wellbeing - Welcome to our Fieldays stand

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on how we interact with others, go about our lives, our work, study and many other aspects of our lives. The combination of stress and uncertainty can have significant and wide-reaching impacts on the mental wellbeing of all people in New Zealand.

Information and tools to support your mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 response are available on the Ministry of Health Website:…

During your hospital stay

COVID-19: Visitor policy in Alert Level 1
Click here for more informationOur aim is to give you excellent care and support while you are here. Our staff will explain what is happening each step of the way. Please ask us if you have concerns or don’t understand something. We welcome your comments and feedback.