Hamilton East, Hamilton

2 days ago

Do you know how coronavirus is spread?

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

The Ministry of Health says the best way to stop it is still washing your hands regularly.

"You might feel safer wearing a mask, and you can do that if you want to, but COVID-19 isn't airborne. It's spread by droplets, which means you're most likely to catch it by touching … View more
The Ministry of Health says the best way to stop it is still washing your hands regularly.

"You might feel safer wearing a mask, and you can do that if you want to, but COVID-19 isn't airborne. It's spread by droplets, which means you're most likely to catch it by touching something with a droplet on it (and then touching your face). If you choose to wear a mask or gloves, you still need to wash your hands carefully and often."

The people who need protective equipment are those working with confirmed and suspected cases of COVID-19, the ministry said. You can find information on protective gear, including how and when to use it, on health.govt.nz/covid-19 |the Ministry of Health website|.

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3 days ago

Not my post

Summa from Frankton

If anyone is looking for their cat that fits description
Also trying to find this “bucket” if anyone knows anything please let me know

3 days ago

Stay home, stay safe Hamilton.

The Team from Hamilton City Council

We’re getting lots of questions about what you can and can’t do during the lockdown.

Please visit www.covid19.govt.nz... for more information, or if in doubt act like you have COVID-19.

Stay home, stay safe Hamilton.

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5 days ago

Clap for our champions

Carol from Maeroa

7pm every night

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5 days ago

Police update on lockdown

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

Hello Neighbours

Senior Sergeant Kris Clarke in the Waikato DCC tells us police are getting a lot of calls from people concerned that others are flouting lockdown rules.

At this stage, police are informing people and encouraging them to comply - and meeting "very little resistance", … View more
Hello Neighbours

Senior Sergeant Kris Clarke in the Waikato DCC tells us police are getting a lot of calls from people concerned that others are flouting lockdown rules.

At this stage, police are informing people and encouraging them to comply - and meeting "very little resistance", Clarke said.

Overall, the streets are much quieter than usual, she said.

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3 days ago

Feeling anxious about the coronavirus pandemic?

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

Free counselling is available for Waikato people.

This is delivered through Male Support Services Waikato, but available to males and females of any age.

It's provided thanks to counsellors working at a reduced rate and funding from the Gallagher Group.

Find out how to access it here.

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3 days ago

Have you tried a telehealth appointment before?

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

Waikato DHB is working on ways to deliver healthcare without bursting people's bubbles.

One way is telehealth - for example using phonecalls, texts, or video calls. Read more about it here, on Health Navigator.

Dr Ruth Large, pictured, is an emergency doctor and Waikato DHB's telehealth… View more
Waikato DHB is working on ways to deliver healthcare without bursting people's bubbles.

One way is telehealth - for example using phonecalls, texts, or video calls. Read more about it here, on Health Navigator.

Dr Ruth Large, pictured, is an emergency doctor and Waikato DHB's telehealth director. The DHB says it will provide updates as new services are available.

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3 days ago

COVID-19 Non-Compliance Report

The Team from Crimestoppers New Zealand

In support of the whole of government response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19), Crimestoppers has developed a reporting process for both the 0800 555 111 and www.crimestoppers... portals.

The anonymous foundation for all our reports remains if required, and all reports that relate to … View more
In support of the whole of government response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19), Crimestoppers has developed a reporting process for both the 0800 555 111 and www.crimestoppers... portals.

The anonymous foundation for all our reports remains if required, and all reports that relate to self-isolation breaches, illegal outdoor gatherings or similar, will be immediately forwarded to the appropriate authorities.

Report here: www.crimestoppers-nz.org...

Crimeline reports do not replace your option to ring police directly on 111 or 105 or your ability to advise the Ministry of Health through the NHCCselfisolation@health.govt.nz email address.

Keep safe.
Crimestoppers New Zealand

0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers...
#covid19 #nz #newzealand #uniteagainstcovid19 #crimestoppers

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3 days ago

April Challenge Month

NumberWorks'nWords Hamilton Central

April is NumberWorks’nWords Challenge month.

From Monday to Friday, you can find your challenge here:
business.facebook.com...

Junior Challenge

9am… View more
April is NumberWorks’nWords Challenge month.

From Monday to Friday, you can find your challenge here:
business.facebook.com...

Junior Challenge

9am

Intermediate Challenge

2pm

Senior Challenge

7pm

Answers will be posted the following day.

See you on the 1st of April.

3 days ago

No visitors at Waikato DHB

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

You will probably have caught up with news that visitors are no longer allowed at Waikato hospitals. The policy took effect today and includes southern rural and Thames hospitals.

"We recognise how important the support of whānau and friends is for our patients. However, this is an … View more
You will probably have caught up with news that visitors are no longer allowed at Waikato hospitals. The policy took effect today and includes southern rural and Thames hospitals.

"We recognise how important the support of whānau and friends is for our patients. However, this is an extraordinary situation and a necessary precaution for the safety of our patients, staff and community," a Waikato DHB statement said.

There are some exceptions, detailed in this story.

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7 days ago

Your wellbeing is our priority

Hilda Ross Retirement Village

That's why we've created a whole new section on our website filled with great recipes, gardening tip and lists of helpful apps and entertainment sources - to name a few.

Our 'lifestyle and wellness' section will be updated regularly with great content to keep you entertained … View more
That's why we've created a whole new section on our website filled with great recipes, gardening tip and lists of helpful apps and entertainment sources - to name a few.

Our 'lifestyle and wellness' section will be updated regularly with great content to keep you entertained whilst we navigate these new times. Grab a cuppa and enjoy.

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5 days ago

Coronavirus: Hamilton residents raise a glass to community spirit

Nicola Brennan-Tupara Reporter from Hamilton Press

Hi neighbours,
The coronavirus has given rise to a number of quirky phenomenon: the elbow bump, teddy bears in windows and, now, driveway drinkies.
In an effort to boost morale and keep connected, residents along Hamilton's Gillies Ave organised a get together, of sorts, on Friday afternoon.
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Hi neighbours,
The coronavirus has given rise to a number of quirky phenomenon: the elbow bump, teddy bears in windows and, now, driveway drinkies.
In an effort to boost morale and keep connected, residents along Hamilton's Gillies Ave organised a get together, of sorts, on Friday afternoon.
It was strictly BYO as neighbours chatted to each other from the safety of their own driveways or berms.
READ MORE in link below.
What have you been doing to stay connected during this time?

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5 days ago

Siren

Natalie from Fairview Downs

Morning, we are new to Hamilton and can hear a siren going off. Can anyone tell me what it’s for?

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