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Canterbury Measles update: 28 cases + 12 under investigation

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 6:54 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury Measles update – 28 cases and 12 under investigation The number of measles cases in Canterbury remains at 28, with 12 under investigation. More >>

Health warning removed for algal bloom in Waipara River

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 12:19 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for the Waipara River at Teviotdale. More >>

Measles vaccines arrive in Canterbury

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 5:59 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Eighteen thousand doses of the MMR vaccine arrived in Canterbury this morning, and another 9,000 doses are expected to arrive tomorrow. The Canterbury DHB is working with the Ministry of Health and PHARMAC on vaccine availability for priority groups. ... More >>

Twenty-five measles cases now confirmed in Canterbury

Monday, 11 March 2019, 9:58 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Twenty-five measles cases now confirmed in Canterbury The number of confirmed cases of measles in Canterbury now stands at twenty-five and is likely to rise further over the coming days and weeks. It can now be assumed that measles is circulating ... More >>

Health warning removed for algal bloom at Lake Pegasus

Friday, 8 March 2019, 4:47 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for Lake Pegasus. Recent water testing at Lake Pegasus has shown the quantity of potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic ... More >>

Fifteen measles cases now confirmed in Canterbury

Friday, 8 March 2019, 3:48 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Fifteen measles cases now confirmed in Canterbury The number of confirmed cases of measles in Canterbury now stands at fifteen and is likely to rise further over the coming days and weeks. It can now be assumed that measles is circulating widely ... More >>

Fourteen measles cases now confirmed in Canterbury

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 5:28 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The number of confirmed cases of measles in Canterbury now stands at fourteen and is likely to rise still further over the coming days and weeks. It can now be assumed that measles is circulating widely in our community. More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Otukaikino/Waimakariri

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 4:25 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in the Otukaikino/Waimakariri confluence near SH1 and Main North Road bridges More >>

Seven measles cases now confirmed in Canterbury

Monday, 4 March 2019, 3:26 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Two further cases of measles have been identified in Canterbury bringing the total of confirmed cases to seven. The two new cases are a preschool-age child and a woman in her 40s. Measles is a serious, highly infectious, potentially life-threatening ... More >>

Fifth measles case confirmed in Canterbury

Friday, 1 March 2019, 4:32 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

A fifth measles case has been confirmed in Canterbury – a pre-schooler from Rangiora. Four of the five confirmed cases are from Rangiora. Medical Officer of Health Dr Ramon Pink says this highlights the need for younger members of our community to ... More >>

Fourth measles case confirmed in Canterbury

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 3:33 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

A fourth measles case has been confirmed in Canterbury – a young woman who, like two of the other three confirmed cases, has connections with Rangiora. Further investigations by Community and Public Health are currently underway, including contact tracing ... More >>

Canterbury DHB thrilled with announcement of funding

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 2:41 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury DHB Chief Executive David Meates, has welcomed today’s announcement from the Prime Minister of around $79 million to fund the construction of two new facilities for some of the region’s Specialist Mental Health Services. More >>

Measles cases confirmed in Canterbury

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 4:25 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Three measles cases have been confirmed in the past four days in the Canterbury region. More >>

Care around the clock to continue throughout strike

Monday, 25 February 2019, 9:31 am | Canterbury District Health Board

With the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association 48-hour strike action starting tomorrow at 8am, Canterbury District Health Board is reminding people that they can help take the pressure off emergency services by always making their General Practice ... More >>

Reminder – Health Warnings in place for Algal Blooms

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 2:17 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit would like to remind the public that health warnings are still in place for a number of Lakes and Rivers in the Canterbury district. More >>

Fourth junior doctors’ strike will affect some surgery

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 8:56 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Fourth junior doctors’ strike will affect some surgery and outpatient clinics planned for next Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 February More >>

Keep the bugs out of the pool

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 2:52 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

February is typically the hottest month of the year for us in New Zealand. These hotter temperatures make taking a dip in a nice cool swimming pool very appealing and as the school year begins, school pools will become especially popular. More >>

Care around the clock to continue throughout strikes

Monday, 11 February 2019, 4:02 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Michael Frampton, Chief People Officer, Canterbury DHB With the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association 48 hour strike action starting tomorrow at 8am, Canterbury District Health Board is reminding people that they can help take the pressure off ... More >>

Third junior doctors’ strike will affect operations

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 4:25 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Third junior doctors’ strike will affect some surgery and outpatient clinics planned for next week & coincides with hospital midwives strike in Canterbury More >>

Health Warning: Algal Bloom in the Ashley/Rakahuri River

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 1:21 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in the Ashley/ Rakahuri River near the State Highway 1 Bridge More >>

   

 

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