Canterbury DHB - Latest News [Page 2]

Primary Care Clinics Encouraging Cantabrians To Get Their Boosters

Friday, 25 February 2022, 1:47 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

As the number of community cases is rapidly rises in Canterbury, some primary care clinics (general practices/pharmacies/Māori and Pacific health providers) are extending hours and adding extra capacity this weekend to make it as easy as possible to get ... More >>

New COVID-19 Testing Centre Opens In Wigram From 10am Tuesday 22 Feb

Monday, 21 February 2022, 8:11 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

To help meet high public demand for testing, an additional drive-through COVID-19 testing site has been set up at the Old Wigram Fire Station on the corner of Mustang and Sioux Avenues - entrance off Sioux Avenue. Opening hours initially are from 10am-3pm, ... More >>

Cantabrians Urged To Make Bookings To Get Their Boosters

Monday, 21 February 2022, 5:09 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Cantabrians are being urged to make bookings to get their boosters as soon as they become eligible, says Tracey Maisey, Incident Controller, Canterbury DHB Emergency Coordination Centre. “There are plenty of appointments available for vaccinations ... More >>

Canterbury DHB Updates Its Visitor Policy

Monday, 21 February 2022, 2:54 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Tracey Maisey , Incident Controller, Canterbury DHB Emergency Coordination Centre: Canterbury DHB is applying a limited-visitor policy across all facilities from Tuesday 22 February, in response to the ongoing transmission of the COVID-19 Omicron variant ... More >>

Health Warning Lifted At Akaroa Main Beach

Monday, 21 February 2022, 11:57 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its health warning at Akaroa Main Beach. Latest water testing results show faecal bacteria levels at Akaroa Main Beach are now below guideline values and the health ... More >>

Health Warning – Unsafe Recreational Water Quality At Akaroa Main Beach

Saturday, 19 February 2022, 7:05 am | 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 at Akaroa Main Beach Dr Cheryl Brunton, Canterbury Medical Officer of ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Te Roto O Wairewa/ Lake Forsyth

Friday, 18 February 2022, 4:37 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 Te Roto O Wairewa/ Lake Forsyth. While a previous bloom of the cyanobacterium Anabaena ... More >>

Health Warning Removed For Algal Bloom In Te Roto O Wairewa/ Lake Forsyth

Tuesday, 15 February 2022, 4:26 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for Te Roto o Wairewa/Lake Forsyth. Recent water testing at Te Roto o Wairewa/Lake Forsyth has shown the quantity of potentially toxic blue-green algae ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Te Waihora (Lake Ellesmere)

Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 3:19 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 Te Waihora (Lake Ellesmere). People should avoid the lake and animals, particularly ... More >>

Algal Bloom In Rakahuri/Ashley River At The Rangiora-Loburn Bridge

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 4:58 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Our Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning for the Rakahuri/Ashley River at the Rangiora-Loburn Bridge. The warning follows identifying moderate to high cover of potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) in the Rakahuri/Ashley ... More >>

Canterbury DHB Update: A Word From Chief Executive Peter Bramley

Monday, 24 January 2022, 5:57 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

With the whole country now in traffic light setting RED and Omicron emerging in the community, our focus remains on boosters and being prepared to isolate at home if necessary. Peter shares some insight into how Omicron may look in Canterbury and ... More >>

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 >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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