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Smoky Smells No Threat to Health

Friday, 17 February 2017, 4:23 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Port Hills residents affected by this week’s wild fires are being reassured the smell of smoke in their properties presents no serious threat to health. More >>

Health alert – Smoke from the fires

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 12:09 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

With the fires continuing across Canterbury today, Canterbury DHB is reminding people to phone their GP team first for #carearoundtheclock if they experience any respiratory issues or concerns. More >>

Health alert – Smoke from Tai Tapu/Port Hills’ fires

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 1:20 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

With smoke from the Tai Tapu/Port Hills’ fires spreading across Canterbury, Canterbury DHB is reminding people to phone their GP team first for #carearoundtheclock if they experience any respiratory issues or concerns. More >>

Lake Pegasus - potential toxic blue-green algae

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 2:17 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) were found in Lake Pegasus. More >>

Canterbury DHB CEO Update - Monday 13 February

Monday, 13 February 2017, 4:30 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

In this week’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates reflects on what has been achieved in the past six years since the February 2011 quakes. More >>

Health Warning removed - Shellfish back on the menu!

Friday, 10 February 2017, 4:26 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board wish to advise that the public health warning to not collect shellfish in the Canterbury region has been removed. More >>

Boil water notices still in place for Kaikoura

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 12:42 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Kaikoura should remain vigilant in preventing gastro bugs, with the risk from damaged water infrastructure still affecting many in the district. More >>

Check for health warnings before going near waterways

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 5:22 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

With the long weekend almost here, recreational water users are being reminded to avoid contact with some Canterbury and South Canterbury waterways. More >>

Media Statement - on behalf of Jason Gunn's family

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 4:29 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Jason Gunn and family are very grateful to everyone for their kind messages of support after he suffered a heart attack on Tuesday (January 31, 2017). Jason's heart attack came as a complete shock to him and his family and it was one of the scariest moments ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal bloom in Cust River near Skewbrid Rd

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 11:58 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in the Cust River near Skewbridge Rd More >>

Algal bloom in Lake Forsyth/Te Roto o Wairewa

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 10:58 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) was found in Lake Forsyth/Te Roto o Wairewa. More >>

Canterbury DHB prepared for second strike

Friday, 13 January 2017, 8:27 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury DHB prepared for second strike planned for next week by members of the RDA More >>

Algal Bloom On Hurunui River at SH1

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 12:22 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning for the Hurunui River at State Highway 1. The warning follows the finding of high levels of the potentially toxic benthic cyanobacteria ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom on Hurunui River at SH7

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 2:51 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning for the Hurunui River at State Highway 7. More >>

Kaikoura township drinking supplies safe to drink

Friday, 23 December 2016, 12:15 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury DHB and Kaikoura District Council announced today that people who live in the Kaikoura township and at Ocean Ridge no longer need to boil their water. More >>

Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Glentunnel

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 4:54 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning after potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in Waikirikiri/Selwyn River at Glentunnel. More >>

Financial review on Canterbury DHB informs future direction

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 4:44 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Minister of Health has today released the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Report that provides advice and options for Canterbury DHB to consider in dealing with its current financial position. This report and the statement from the Minister can be ... More >>

Is your New Year’s Resolution to quit?

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 2:35 pm | Canterbury DHB

There is great news for those planning to give up smoking in the New Year, with a new service offering free help and support for Cantabrians to quit. The news comes as an increase on tobacco prices is announced. Canterbury District Health Board Smokefree ... More >>

Alcohol is no ordinary commodity – It’s official!

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 1:47 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury Medical Officer of Health, Dr Alistair Humphrey, has triumphed in a landmark case in the Court of Appeal, which means supermarkets can only display alcohol in separate designated areas, away from checkouts and entrances. More >>

Hurunui and Kaikoura residents urged to see their GP early

Monday, 19 December 2016, 9:29 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Hurunui and Kaikoura residents urged to see their GP team early People in Hurunui and Kaikoura are being urged to see their general practice team if they’re having trouble coping with everyday activities, aren’t sleeping well, or just need to ... More >>

   

 

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