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Bookings Strongly Recommended For Tamariki COVID-19 Immunisations

Friday, 14 January 2022, 2:26 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

From Monday, parents or caregivers of 5 to 11-year-olds can get their tamariki immunised against COVID-19, says Dr Helen Skinner, Senior Responsible Officer for the COVID-19 response, Canterbury DHB. A list of clinics delivering tamariki immunisations, along ... More >>

Health Warning Removed For Algal Bloom At Silverstream/Kaiapoi River Between Ohoka Road And Hayson Drive

Friday, 14 January 2022, 12:32 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued along the Silverstream/Kaiapoi River between Ohoka Road and Hayson Drive. Recent cyanobacteria surveys of the Silverstream/Kaiapoi River show that the ... More >>

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

Monday, 10 January 2022, 3:30 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued along the Waikirikiri/Selwyn River at Chamberlains Ford. The original warning was issued on 16 December 2021. Recent cyanobacteria surveys of the Waikirikiri/Selwyn ... More >>

Health Warning – Unsafe Recreational Water Quality In Waikirikiri (Selwyn River) At Glentunnel

Saturday, 1 January 2022, 5:36 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

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 samples taken from in Waikirikiri (Selwyn River) at Glentunnel. Dr Cheryl Brunton, Canterbury ... More >>

Lifting Of The Health Warning For Te Roto O Waihora (Lake Ellesmere) At Lakeside Domain

Friday, 31 December 2021, 7:09 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its health warning for Te Roto o Waihora (Lake Ellesmere) at Lakeside Domain. The latest water testing results show faecal bacteria levels in the Te Roto o Waihora ... More >>

COVID-19 Testing Locations Over Christmas Weekend

Friday, 24 December 2021, 2:29 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Locations of interest in relation to today’s case will be posted to the Ministry of Health website. Every new COVID-19 positive case is an urgent reminder to get tested if you’re feeling unwell. Testing at high numbers will help to minimise ... More >>

Canterbury Patients To Be Treated To A Festive Feast This Christmas

Friday, 24 December 2021, 11:23 am | Canterbury District Health Board

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 >>

Public Health Warning, Banks Peninsula

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 8:11 pm | Canterbury DHB

22 December 2021 Canterbury DHB Medical Officer of Health, Dr Ramon Pink, says there is a risk to public health following the prolonged heavy rainfall event last week in eastern Banks Peninsula. The majority of water supplies in this area are private ... More >>

Care Around The Clock Available To Cantabrians Wherever They Go This Summer

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 1:44 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

This summer, wherever your holidays take you around Aotearoa New Zealand, remember that you can still get free health advice whenever you need it. If your Christmas goes from off the chart to falling apart, you can call your own general practice ... More >>

New Central City Primary Birthing Unit For Christchurch

Monday, 20 December 2021, 6:50 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Norma Campbell, Executive Director - Midwifery and Maternity Services Canterbury and West Coast DHBs, is delighted to announce that a new central city primary birthing unit for Christchurch has been approved by the DHB Board and Minister of Health. ... More >>

Canterbury’s Government Agencies Team Up To Support COVID-19 Care In The Community

Friday, 17 December 2021, 12:22 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury’s Regional Public Service Commissioner for Canterbury and the Chatham Islands, Ben Clark, said while Health was the lead agency, all government agencies in Canterbury had a role to play to ensure the people they serve and support were ... More >>

Health Warning Issued Due To Algal Bloom In Waikirikiri/Selwyn River At Chamberlains Ford

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 6:35 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning for Waikirikiri/Selwyn River at Chamberlains Ford. The warning follows finding moderate to high cover of potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria) in the Waikirikiri/Selwyn ... More >>

Health Warning Removed For Algal Bloom In A Tributary Of The Waiau Uwha River Near Waiau Township Bridge

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 1:52 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

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

Health Warning Issued After Algal Bloom Found In Kaiapoi River/Silverstream Between Ohoka Road And Hayson Drive

Friday, 10 December 2021, 5:28 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning for Kaiapoi River between Ohoka Road and Hayson Drive The warning follows finding moderate to high cover of potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria) in the ... More >>

Health Warning Issued After Algal Bloom Found In Pegasus Lake

Friday, 10 December 2021, 4:33 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 Pegasus Lake. People should avoid the lake, and animals, particularly dogs, should ... More >>

Health Warning – Potentially Toxic Algal Bloom In Wainono Lagoon

Friday, 3 December 2021, 8:40 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 Wainono Lagoon. People should avoid the lake and animals, particularly dogs, should ... More >>

Public Access To Canterbury DHB Facilities Under The 'traffic Light' System At ORANGE

Friday, 3 December 2021, 5:04 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB has not made any changes to its visitor restrictions under the orange traffic light setting of the new national COVID-19 Protection Framework. However, the orange traffic light setting does change how business is conducted at cafés ... More >>

Canterbury Reaches 90 Percent Fully Vaccinated Milestone

Friday, 3 December 2021, 1:26 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Today the Canterbury community has reached the milestone of having 90 percent of our eligible population fully vaccinated against COVID-19 says Dr Helen Skinner, Canterbury’s Senior Responsible Officer for the COVID-19 response. “To see 90 ... More >>

Health Warning Lifted For Waipara River At The Boys’ Brigade Site

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 4:04 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Our Community and Public Health unit has lifted its health warning for Waipara River at Boys’ Brigade site Canterbury Medical Officer of Health, Dr Cheryl Brunton, says the latest water testing results show faecal bacteria levels in the Waipara ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Waikirikiri/Selwyn River At Glentunnel

Friday, 19 November 2021, 5:37 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Our Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning for the Waikirikiri/Selwyn River at Glentunnel. The warning follows finding moderate to high cover of potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria) at the site. People should avoid the area and ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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