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.​


Algal bloom in Lake Forsyth

A health warning has been issued for Lake Forsyth/ Te Roto o Wairewa by Community and Public Health .


Another measles case confirmed in Christchurch

Community and Public Health has recently confirmed another case of measles in Christchurch. This case is related to the current...


Measles outbreak now South Island wide

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


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...

Page last reviewed: 16 March 2018
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