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Here are some of the frequently asked questions we've been answering about the current measles outbreak in Auckland.
Updated 6 September 2019
Q) Where can I get the MMR vaccine?
A) Free vaccination is available to those under 50 years of age at any GP, and there are also drop-in clinics in Auckland:
Counties Manukau clinics:
Clendon Public Nursing Office, Clendon Shopping Centre, Manurewa, daily, 9. 30am-3pm
Manukau Super/Surgical Clinic Business hrs, 901 Great South Road, daily, 9.
Plunket is hosting a live Facebook Chat session tonight (Monday 2 Sept) with the Immunisation Advisory Centre, to support families with questions on the Auckland Measles outbreak. Plunket Chief Nurse Dr Jane O’Malley says Plunket – through its nursing and PlunketLine freephone 24/7 services – has been inundated with questions from parents and families seeking information and advice on Measles. “It’s clear to us that parents want to know how they can best protect themselves and their family and what they should do if they suspect their child or a family member has measles.