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Parents And Caregivers Urged To Watch Out For Choking Hazards

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 3:27 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury parents and caregivers are being asked to keep a close eye on children in their care while we remain at COVID-19 alert level four, to reduce the risk of our tamariki choking if an object becomes lodged in their airway. With families adjusting ... More >>

Cantabrians Asked To Be Patient While Flu Vaccine Is Distributed

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 4:28 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board is asking Cantabrians to be patient while the health system works to resolve delays with the distribution of the flu vaccine across the region. Stock has been held up in the supply chain, affecting DHBs around the country. ... More >>

COVID-19 Alert Level Four – Updated Hospital And Clinic Visitor Policy

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 10:21 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury and West Coast DHBs Chief Executive David Meates has today announced further significant changes to the DHB’s visitor policy in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus). “We are navigating our way through an extraordinary situation where ... More >>

Christchurch Hospital Park And Ride Shuttle Service To Be Put On Hold

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 4:31 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The park and ride shuttle service for patients and visitors to Christchurch Hospital from Lichfield Street Carpark will stop operating from 8.30pm tomorrow, Wednesday 25 March. The temporary shutdown of this service is in response to the government’s ... More >>

Temporary Changes To Limit Visitor Numbers At Canterbury DHB Facilities – Effective From Tomorrow

Friday, 20 March 2020, 4:57 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB Chief Medical Officer Dr Sue Nightingale today announced significant temporary changes to the DHB’s visitor policy in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus). “As part of our efforts to reduce the chances of COVID-19 or any other infection ... More >>

Health Warning Removed For Algal Bloom In The Selwyn/Waikirikiri River

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 10:40 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warnings issued along the Selwyn/WaikirikiriRiver at the Whitecliffs Domain and downstream of the Domain near the picnic area. The warnings were issued ... More >>

If In Doubt – Don’t Go Out: Cantabrians Urged To Follow Health Advice

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 3:53 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

If in doubt – don’t go out: Cantabrians urged to follow health advice when considering attending public events With a number of gatherings planned to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the events of 15 March 2019 this weekend, Cantabrians are being urged ... More >>

Stay Calm And Play Your Part To Contain COVID-19, NZ’s First Public Meeting On The Virus Told

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 5:21 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

New Zealanders should try not to panic about COVID-19 and instead focus on ways they can limit its spread, Te Papa Hauora experts advised the country’s first coronavirus public meeting. More than 150 people got the chance to ask questions of a panel of ... More >>

Health Warning Removed For Algal Bloom In Selwyn/Waikirikiri River At Glentunnel

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 2:08 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

    Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued along the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Glentunnel. This was issued on 27 December 2019. Recent cyanobacteria surveys ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Blooms In The Ashley/Rakahuri River

Tuesday, 18 February 2020, 4:30 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning for the length of the Ashley/Rakahuri River from the Okuku River Confluence to Ashley SH1. The warning follows the finding of moderate to high cover ... More >>

Health warning removed for algal bloom at Ashley/Rakahuri

Monday, 10 February 2020, 3:33 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 Ashley/Rakahuri River at the Rangiora-Loburn Bridge (also called the Cones Road Bridge). This was issued on 6 January 2020. Recent ... More >>

Toxic Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 4:37 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 (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at the Whitecliffs Domain. This warning is ... More >>

Health Alert: Possible Hepatitis A Exposure

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 11:47 am | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury DHB’s public health team want to hear from anyone who dined at Madam Woo restaurant on 15 and 17 January, due to possible Hepatitis A exposure More >>

Public health team providing advice on novel coronavirus

Monday, 27 January 2020, 4:44 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community & Public Health team will have staff at Christchurch International Airport from today to provide information on novel coronavirus for passengers arriving on flights direct from Mainland China. Medical Officer of Health, ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in the Ashley/Rakahuri River

Monday, 27 January 2020, 11:04 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning for the Ashley/Rakahuri River at SH1. The warning follows testing that showed high levels of potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria) upstream ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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