Public Health Services

Public Health Services are offered to populations rather than individuals and are considered a “public good”. They fall into two broad categories – health protection and health promotion and aim to create or advocate for healthy social, physical and cultural environments. At Public Health South we offer the following public health services to the community:

  • Alcohol Harm Reduction
  • Breastfeeding
  • Biosecurity & Quarantine
  • Burials & Cremations
  • Communicable Disease
  • Drinking Water
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Health Promoting Schools
  • Mental Health Promotion
  • Promoting Nutrition & Physical Activity
  • Public Policy Advocacy
  • Recreational Water Monitoring
  • Resource Management
  • Sexual Health Promotion
  • Healthy Food and Beverages Policy
  • Smokefree - Auahi Kore

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