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Here comes the heat!

Friday, 24 January 2020, 3:08 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Cantabrians are being urged to keep cool and hydrated during what looks set to be the region’s first stretch of scorching temperatures this summer. More >>

Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 5:07 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River, downstream of the Whitecliffs Domain near ... More >>

Measles case confirmed (updated)

Wednesday, 8 January 2020, 12:54 pm | Canterbury DHB

Measles case confirmed (updated) Canterbury DHB is alerting the general public that they may have been exposed to measles. A person has been confirmed as having measles and was infectious while travelling across multiple locations in the South and North ... More >>

Measles case confirmed

Tuesday, 7 January 2020, 6:10 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB is alerting the general public that they may have been exposed to measles. A person has been confirmed as having measles and was infectious while travelling across multiple locations in the South and North Islands between Saturday 28 December ... More >>

Health warning – algal bloom in Ashley/Rakahuri River

Monday, 6 January 2020, 4:40 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury DHB has issued a health warning for the Ashley/Rakahuri River at the Rangiora-Loburn Bridge (also called the Cones Road Bridge) after identifying potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) ... More >>

Health warning – algal bloom in Lake Pegasus

Monday, 30 December 2019, 7:08 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

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

Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in Selwyn River – Glentun

Saturday, 28 December 2019, 10:25 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in Selwyn River at Glentunnel. People and animals, particularly dogs, ... More >>

Health warning lifted at Sandy Bay and Lyttelton Harbor

Wednesday, 25 December 2019, 9:41 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Latest water testing results show faecal bacteria levels in the Sandy Bay and Rapaki locations are now below guideline values and the health warning issued on 22 December 2019 has been removed with the water in Sandy Bay and Rapaki suitable for recreational ... More >>

Canterbury patients to be treated to a festive feast

Tuesday, 24 December 2019, 11:55 am | Canterbury DHB

If you thought planning and cooking a Christmas meal for the whānau was a big undertaking, spare a thought for Canterbury DHB’s WellFood team who are busy prepping today for the more than 1000 Christmas meals they’ll be plating up for patients who find ... More >>

Health Warning – Unsafe Water Quality at Sandy Bay & Rapaki

Sunday, 22 December 2019, 1:14 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after very high levels of faecal bacteria were found in samples taken from Sandy Bay and Rapaki. More >>

Cantabrians’ wellbeing continues to improve

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 11:10 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury’s latest wellbeing indicators show that most people continue to rate their quality of life highly. More >>

Care around the clock continues over the summer holidays

Monday, 16 December 2019, 2:37 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

This summer, wherever your holidays take you around New Zealand, remember that you can still get free health advice whenever you need it. More >>

Don’t let measles ruin your holiday

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 2:01 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

With the Christmas and New Year holidays fast approaching, you may have an overseas trip planned and be counting down to the day you jet off to an exotic location. More >>

Health Warning lifted at Takamatua Bay and Akaroa Main Beach

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 2:39 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its health warning at Takamatua Bay and Akaroa main beach More >>

Unsafe Recreational Water Quality at Takamatua Bay

Friday, 22 November 2019, 1:54 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health Warning – Unsafe Recreational Water Quality at Takamatua Bay and Akaroa Main Beach Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning after high levels of faecal bacteria were found in consecutive ... More >>

Health warning removed for algal bloom at Lake Forsyth

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 3:59 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 Forsyth/ Te Roto o Wairewa on the 1 October 2019. More >>

Cantabrians urged to protect themselves against Legionnaires

Friday, 25 October 2019, 10:17 am | Canterbury DHB

At this time of year as the sun starts to make more of an appearance week-by-week, a nasty disease also starts to make its present felt – Legionnaires’. More >>

New measles case confirmed in Canterbury

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 5:42 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

A Canterbury woman, working at Burwood Hospital has been confirmed as having measles. Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health team has been working to identify all close contacts of this woman both at work, and in her private life, determining ... More >>

Algal Bloom in Lake Forsyth/Te Roto o Wairewa

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 1:19 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

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

Medical Imaging Technologists to go on strike

Friday, 27 September 2019, 3:25 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury DHB’s Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) who are members of the APEX union will be on strike for two 24 hour periods from 7am on Monday 30 September to 7am 1 October, AND Wednesday 2 October until 7am Thursday 3 October. More >>

 

 

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