Te Marae Ora
Cook Islands Ministry of Health

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We are committed to providing quality health services and ensuring equitable health outcomes. Our vision is for all people living in the Cook Islands to live healthier lives and achieve their aspirations.

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COVID-19 information

COVID-19 is a new respiratory illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It was first identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019. The WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic on 12 March 2020.

Latest News

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Te Marae Ora Mourns Former Colleague

The staff and management of Te Marae Ora expresses deepest condolences to the anau of Karen Tairea (a strong health advocate and former colleague).

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Top 10 Public Health Tips

Health ministry Te Marae Ora has released 10 simple and effective public health measures to help guide the public protect themselves and their families and communities. From this week you will find the attached poster in public spots around the island

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Being thankful, kind, and compassionate

I wish to extend our appreciation to the two casual contacts who returned last Friday. What I appreciate most about these two young people, has been their courage to be honest regarding their movements in Auckland in the week prior to travel. Their actions have helped protect the people of the Cook Islands and we must be thankful.

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