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Lives Being Saved By Bowel Screening

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 12:52 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Twenty people have had cancers confirmed and many others have had pre-cancerous lesions removed since the National Bowel Screening Programme started in Canterbury. Kits started being delivered in volume in December last year, and by the end of March ... More >>

Health Warning Removed For Algal Bloom In The Waimakariri River At Thompson Road (The Willows)

Friday, 9 April 2021, 4:02 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued along the Waimakariri River at Thompson Road (The Willows). Recent cyanobacteria surveys of the Waimakariri River at Thompson Road (The Willows), has ... More >>

Health Warning Removed For Algal Bloom At Waiau River At Waiau Township Bridge

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 4:19 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued along the Waiau River at Waiau Township Bridge. Recent cyanobacteria surveys of the Waiau River at Waiau Township Bridge has shown the cover of potentially ... More >>

Health Warning Removed For Algal Bloom In Hurunui River At State Highway 1

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 4:42 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for the Hurunui River at State Highway 1. This was issued on 10 December 2020. Recent cyanobacteria surveys of the Hurunui River have shown the cover of potentially ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Hakatere/Ashburton River At State Highway 1

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 5:12 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning for Hakatere/Ashburton River at State Highway 1. The warning follows the finding of moderate to high cover of potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria) at this ... More >>

Smoke From Fire At Romano’s Pizza Factory, Hillsborough

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 9:20 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a public health warning for smoke from the fire at Romano’s pizza factory, in Hillsborough. Air around this location is smoky and there is potential that people who are sensitive to smoke ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Lake Pegasus

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 11:59 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning after evidence of potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) was found in Lake Pegasus. Evidence of cyanobacteria was also found ... More >>

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

Thursday, 18 March 2021, 4:40 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Glentunnel. This was issued on 18 November 2020. Recent cyanobacteria surveys of the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at ... More >>

Health Warning Removed For Algal Bloom In The Ashley River/Rakahuri At The Ashley-Loburn Bridge (Cones Rd)

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 3:02 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for the Ashley River/Rakahuri at the Ashley-Loburn Bridge (Cones Rd). Recent cyanobacteria surveys at this site have shown the cover of potentially toxic ... More >>

Health Warning Removed For Algal Bloom In Hakatere/Ashburton River At SH1

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 12:58 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for the Hakatere/Ashburton River at SH1. Recent cyanobacteria surveys of the Hakatere/Ashburton River at SH1 have shown the cover of potentially toxic ... More >>

Health Warning Removed For Algal Bloom In Pegasus Lake

Friday, 12 March 2021, 12:58 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

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

Visitor Restrictions Eased As Canterbury DHB's Health Facilities Return To Alert Level 1

Sunday, 7 March 2021, 2:08 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Visitor restrictions eased as Canterbury DHB hospitals, health centres and age-related residential care facilities return to Alert Level 1 Now that we’re back at Alert Level 1 restrictions on visitors have eased at Canterbury DHB’s heath facilities. ... More >>

Health Warning Removed For Algal Bloom In The Selwyn/Waikirikiri River At Whitecliffs Domain And Whitecliffs Road

Friday, 5 March 2021, 4:41 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Whitecliffs Domain and Whitecliffs Road. Recent cyanobacteria surveys of the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River have shown the ... More >>

Saliva Drug Testing By Canterbury Health Laboratories A New Zealand First

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 1:50 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

An easier and more efficient drug testing alternative to urine samples is now available for the first time in New Zealand through Canterbury Health Laboratories. A saliva drug test, also known as an oral fluid or a mouth swab drug test, can replace traditional ... More >>

Surgery And Outpatient Appointments To Go Ahead At Canterbury DHB Facilities Tomorrow

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 1:37 pm | Canterbury DHB

Under Alert Level 2, surgery and outpatient appointments will go ahead in Canterbury as planned tomorrow. However, if you are sick please stay home and call the number on the appointment letter to let staff know you won’t be attending. If you have ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Waimakariri River At Thompsons Road (The Willows)

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 4:40 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning for the Waimakariri River at Thompsons Road (The Willows). The warning follows the finding of moderate to high cover of potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria). ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Lake Pegasus

Friday, 19 February 2021, 2:08 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) was found in Lake Pegasus. People should avoid the lake and animals, particularly dogs, should ... More >>

Canterbury DHB – Changes To Visiting At Alert Level 2

Monday, 15 February 2021, 5:56 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB has made changes to its visitor policy effective from tomorrow, Tuesday 16 February 2021. These changes can be viewed on our website, however, some general rules apply to all of our facilities: People should not visit if they are sick. All ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Hakatere/Ashburton River At Boundary Road And Hapua (River Mouth)

Monday, 15 February 2021, 5:14 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning for the Hakatere/Ashburton River at Boundary Road and at the hapua (river mouth). The warning follows the finding of exposed and detaching mats of potentially toxic ... More >>

Health Warning Removed For Algal Bloom At Lake Pegasus

Friday, 12 February 2021, 6:54 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for Lake Pegasus on the 30th November 2020. Recent water testing at Lake Pegasus has shown the quantity of potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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