Health Alerts

Read the latest health alerts from Canterbury District Health Board.

Please contact the media team if you would like to know more about any of these health alerts or have a media enquiry. You can also visit the Community and Public Health website for more public health information.

If you would like to read older health alerts please look in our health alerts archive.​

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Measles outbreak now South Island wide

Two further cases of measles have now been confirmed - one in Nelson and the other in Christchurch.

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Three cases of measles confirmed in South Island

Three cases of measles have been confirmed in the last four days in the South Island. This is a notifiable disease and the...

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Toxic algae in Selwyn River near Chamberlains Ford

Community and Public Health have issued a health warning for the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River near Chamberlains Ford.

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Health warning for swimming after heavy rainfall

Community and Public Health has issued a health warning for swimming for at least 48 hours after heavy rainfall.

Page last reviewed: 16 March 2018
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