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21 December 2022

COVID-19 vaccine to be available February 2023 for immunocompromised and high-risk under 5 year olds

Following provisional approval by Medsafe, the Director-General of Health has recommended, and Ministers have approved, the use of the paediatric Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children aged six months to four years who are at higher risk of severe disease if they were to catch COVID-19.

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21 December 2022

Thousands of lives and billions of dollars to be saved with smokefree bill passing

Wednesday 14 December 2022 will go down in history as the day the Government guaranteed a healthier, smokefree future for the next generation of New Zealanders, Associate Health Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall says.

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21 December 2022

Expanded Dental Grants Available From 1 December 2022

Expanded Dental Grants Available From 1 December 2022

Increased Special Needs Grants for dental treatment are available to eligible New Zealanders available from 1 December 2022
New criteria means more Dental Treatment covered
People can now receive more than one grant in a year (any 52-week period), up to the maximum of $1,000
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