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Brief phone outage to affect DHB facilities

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 10:25 am | Canterbury District Health Board

There will be a short telephone outage at several West Coast District Health Board facilities on Wednesday night. The outage is to enable an upgrade to our systems ahead of the introduction of a new telephone system later this year. The outage will ... More >>

Wellbeing essential to a healthy region

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 8:50 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Evon Currie, General Manager of Community and Public Health for Canterbury DHB has applauded the Local Government (Community Well-being) Amendment Bill progressing through its first reading. More >>

Health warning removed cyanobacteria bloom at Lake Pegasus

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 4:04 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its cyanobacteria bloom health warning issued for Lake Pegasus. More >>

Measles outbreak now South Island wide

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 4:43 pm | Canterbury DHB

Measles outbreak now South Island wide Two further cases of measles have now been confirmed, one in Nelson and the other in Christchurch. These are linked to the three cases notified late last week which were reported in Queenstown, Wanaka and Christchurch. ... More >>

Three cases of measles confirmed in South Island

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 5:21 pm | Canterbury DHB

Three cases of measles confirmed in South Island Three cases of measles have been confirmed in the last four days in the South Island. This is a notifiable disease and the cases have been reported in Queenstown, Wanaka and Christchurch. At this ... More >>

Health Warning lifted for algal bloom at Te Roto o Wairewa

Friday, 6 April 2018, 4:29 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health Warning lifted for algal bloom at Te Roto o Wairewa/Lake Forsyth The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for Te Roto o Wairewa/Lake Forsyth. Recent water ... More >>

Potentially toxic algal bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River

Friday, 16 March 2018, 4:08 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning for the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River near Chamberlains Ford. More >>

Health warning lifted: Selwyn/Waikirikiri river - Glentunnel

Monday, 12 March 2018, 5:01 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued along the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Glentunnel. This was issued on 21 December 2017. Recent cyanobacteria monitoring ... More >>

Health Warning Removed for Algal Bloom in the Selwyn River

Friday, 9 March 2018, 4:52 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health Warning Removed for Algal Bloom in the Selwyn River at Chamberlains Ford The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued along the Selwyn River at Chamberlains ... More >>

Health Warning Lifted for the Kahutara River

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 10:18 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued along the Kahutara River near State Highway 1, Peketa. This was issued on 31 January 2018. More >>

Health warning lifted - Ashley/Rakahuri River near Rangiora

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 5:23 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health warning lifted for Ashley/Rakahuri River near Rangiora-Loburn Bridge The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued along the Ashley/ Rakahuri River near ... More >>

Warning after Tutu berry poisoning

Friday, 2 March 2018, 4:28 pm | Canterbury DHB

Warning after Tutu berry poisoning A 51 year-old hunter has survived a severe case of tutu berry poisoning. The man was hunting in the South Island and consumed a significant amount of tutu berries, unaware they are highly toxic. Dr Paul Gee, Emergency Medicine ... More >>

Completing the Census is vital

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 12:19 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Completing your Census form and being counted as a Cantabrian is important and will help ensure your DHB is funded correctly. Everybody counts. That’s the message from the Canterbury District Health Board. More >>

DRUG WARNING: More dangerous than usual batch of MDMA

Sunday, 25 February 2018, 7:37 pm | Canterbury DHB

On Saturday night 24 and into Sunday 25 Feb, Christchurch Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) had nine patients present with symptoms and side effects associated with having taken an MDMA-containing substance, more commonly known as Ecstasy. They ... More >>

Health Warning for swimming after heavy rainfall

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 3:34 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning for swimming for at least 48 hours after heavy rainfall (more than 10mm rainfall over a 24 hour period). More >>

Canterbury DHB Welcomes More Funds For Children

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 11:26 am | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury DHB Welcomes Announcement of More Funds to Support the Wellbeing of Children in Greater Christchurch, Hurunui & Kaikoura More >>

Staying safe during and after ex-cyclone Gita

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 5:13 pm | Canterbury DHB

Public health advice for the Canterbury area – staying safe during and after ex-cyclone Gita The following advice is from the Community and Public Health Division of Canterbury District Health Board: Contaminated flood waters • Avoid contact with flood waters ... More >>

Health warning removed for algal bloom in the Hurunui River

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 4:57 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health warning removed for algal bloom in the Hurunui River at State Highway 7 near the Balmoral Swimming Hole The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued along the ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Lake Forsyth

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 12:29 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Lake Forsyth/ Te Roto o Wairewa 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 ... More >>

Health advice ahead of severe weather

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 9:47 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Cyclone Gita is currently moving southeast across the upper and central South Island and the lower North Island, as predicted. Severe gale force winds and heavy rain are expected to hit Canterbury this afternoon (Tuesday 20 Feb) and continue into ... More >>

   

 

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