Free resources now available
A bright new pamphlet has been developed about rheumatic fever prevention, especially for the Bay of Plenty district. This pamphlet provides all the information you and your community need to understand what rheumatic fever is and how we can prevent it.
You can order just a few copies for your whanau or large quantities for a community organisation.
Call Toi Te Ora – Public Health Service to order your resources: 0800 221 555.
Click here to download a pdf of the pamphlet - English
Click here to download a pdf of the pamphlet - Te Reo Maori
Click here to download a pdf of the poster
Click here to download the 'helping to prevent' rheumatic fever information book
Rheumatic Fever Resources from the Heart Foundation
The following resources are available to order from the rheumatic fever resource page of the Heart Foundation website
The Heart Foundation Guideline for Prevention of Infective Endocarditis recommends antibiotic prophylaxis for people who have had rheumatic fever WITH cardiac (heart) involvement. The guideline and related dental resources are available on the links below: