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Additional Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Bookings Now Available In Canterbury

Friday, 18 March 2022, 4:15 pm | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

Additional bookings for the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine are now available through the BookMyVaccine website. Novavax is currently available at the Barrington Vaccination Hub at Barrington Mall, Unichem Medical Corner in Rangiora, and the Māui Clinic ... More >>

New Waiata Released To Encourage Children And Their Families To Get Vaccinated

Wednesday, 9 March 2022, 3:42 pm | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

A new waiata has been released to encourage all our whānau to get vaccinated, including their tamariki. Dr Seán MacPherson, Consultant Haematologist at Canterbury DHB was approached by a colleague who floated an idea about writing a song to encourage families ... More >>

Canterbury DHB Confirms First Cases Of COVID-19 On Chatham Islands

Sunday, 6 March 2022, 7:41 pm | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

Canterbury DHB’s COVID-19 Emergency Coordination Centre Controller, Dr Helen Skinner confirmed this afternoon that two Chatham Island residents have tested positive for COVID-19. They are isolating and being supported on the Island. “We encourage anyone ... More >>

New RAT Collection Site To Open In Canterbury Tomorrow

Sunday, 6 March 2022, 3:04 pm | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

A sixth community Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) pick up point opens tomorrow at 11am at the Christchurch Arena. Entry for RATs pick up is only from the Whiteleigh Avenue entrance to the Arena. From Tuesday the new Christchurch Arena site will be open ... More >>

Surgical Masks Introduced For All DHB Staff And Visitors

Monday, 24 January 2022, 6:17 am | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

Under the RED setting, it’s business as usual with surgery and outpatient appointments going ahead, and only minor changes expected for visiting hours – these will be finalised tomorrow and posted on Canterbury DHB’s website. Senior Responsible Officer ... More >>

Keeping Yourself Safe With COVID-19 In The Community

Thursday, 30 December 2021, 7:36 pm | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

There are a number of things you can do to keep yourself safe while out and about in Canterbury. Mask up – wearing a mask provides great protection. It must cover your nose and mouth. Surgical (paper) masks provide better protection than fabric ... More >>

Health Warning – Unsafe Recreational Water Quality In Te Roto O Waihora (Lake Ellesmere) At Lakeside Domain

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 8:14 pm | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

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 Te Roto o Waihora (Lake Ellesmere) at Lakeside Domain. Dr Ramon Pink ... More >>

Save Christchurch Hospital Emergency Department For Emergencies

Monday, 2 August 2021, 5:01 pm | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

Christchurch Hospital’s Emergency Department is extremely busy today and anyone presenting with a non-urgent condition will likely be in for a long wait. Chief Medical Officer for Canterbury DHB, Helen Skinner, says large numbers of presentations today ... More >>

Contingency Plans In Place For NZNO Strike At Canterbury & West Coast DHBs

Monday, 7 June 2021, 4:11 pm | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

Following confirmation today that the New Zealand Nurses’ Organisation (NZNO) strike will go ahead as planned from 11am to 7pm on Wednesday 9 June, both Canterbury and West Coast DHBs have contingency plans in place to ensure the public can still ... More >>

Surgery And Outpatient Appointments To Go Ahead At Canterbury DHB Facilities On Monday 15 February

Monday, 15 February 2021, 6:30 am | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

Sunday 14 February 2021 Planned surgery and outpatient appointments will go ahead in Canterbury as planned Monday 15 February. However, if you are sick please stay home and call the number on the appointment letter to let staff know you won’t ... More >>

Precautionary Boil Water Notice In Akaroa – Seek Health Advice If You’re Unwell

Sunday, 14 February 2021, 2:22 pm | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

Canterbury DHB Medical Officer of Health, Dr Cheryl Brunton, says while the risk to people’s health is believed to be low due to the large volume of water in the reservoir, there is potential for people to develop gastro illnesses if they drink ... More >>

Second Covid-19 Case In Canterbury Visited The Chemist Warehouse

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 10:41 am | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

The second staff member from the Christchurch Managed Isolation Facility who tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday visited the Chemist Warehouse at the South City mall between 3.52pm and 4:03pm on Friday 30 October. Medical officer of Health, Dr Ramon ... More >>

Pop Up Covid-19 Testing On 04 November In Car Park At The Princess Margaret Hospital, Christchurch

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 5:59 am | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

A pop up Covid-19 testing centre will be on Wednesday 4 November, from 11.30am until 4.30pm in The Princess Margaret Hospital car park. Anyone who is concerned about the recently reported positive cases in Christchurch and thinks they may have been ... More >>

Additional 20 Rosewood Rest Home & Hospital Residents To Be Relocated

Friday, 10 April 2020, 4:20 pm | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

Following ongoing challenges finding replacement staff for Rosewood Rest Home and Hospital, Canterbury DHB’s Chief Executive, David Meates has authorised the relocation of 20 Rosewood residents currently in the home’s hospital-level care wing. The ... More >>

Passenger Aboard The Golden Princess Cruise Ship Berthed At Akaroa Today Being Tested For COVID-19

Sunday, 15 March 2020, 11:22 am | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

Passengers on board the Golden Princess are not being allowed off the ship which arrived in Akaroa Harbour this morning. There are three passengers on board who have been quarantined by the ship’s doctor. One of the three has developed symptoms ... More >>

Outpatient appointments in Christchurch postponed

Friday, 29 March 2019, 8:34 am | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

Due to a burst steam pipe and flooding in the new Christchurch Outpatient building all outpatient appointments in the new building scheduled for today, Friday 29 March, have been postponed and will be rescheduled. More >>

Unsafe Recreational Water Quality at Caroline Bay

Saturday, 2 February 2019, 5:14 pm | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

Health Warning – Unsafe Recreational Water Quality at Caroline Bay at Virtue Avenue, Caroline Bay at Middle, and Caroline Bay at the Yacht Club The Community and Public Health team from Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after ... More >>

Health Warning – Waihao River near Bradshaws Road

Monday, 28 January 2019, 2:58 pm | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

Monitoring has identified moderate cover of potentially toxic cyanobacteria algae in the Waihao River near Bradshaws Road. Community and Public Health have therefore issued a health warning and signage will be erected at that site. Once monitoring ... More >>

Health Warning – Waihao River near Bradshaws Road

Monday, 28 January 2019, 2:58 pm | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

Monitoring has identified moderate cover of potentially toxic cyanobacteria algae in the Waihao River near Bradshaws Road. Community and Public Health have therefore issued a health warning and signage will be erected at that site. Once monitoring ... More >>

Brief phone outage to affect some West Coast DHB facilities

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 1:06 pm | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

There will be a short telephone outage at several West Coast District Health Board facilities overnight on Thursday 19 July. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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