Public Health

43 news items.

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Keep the bugs out of the pool

Thursday 14 February 2019Quick Read

February is typically the hottest month of the year for us in New Zealand. These hotter temperatures make taking a dip... read more about Keep the bugs out of the pool»

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Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Lake Pegasus

Tuesday 29 January 2019Quick Read

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after... read more about Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Lake Pegasus»

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Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River downstream of the Glentunnel Swimming Hole

Thursday 24 January 2019Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning after potentially... read more about Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River downstream of the Glentunnel Swimming Hole»

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Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in the Waipara River at Teviotdale

Thursday 24 January 2019Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning for the Waipara... read more about Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in the Waipara River at Teviotdale»

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Health Warning – Algal Bloom in the Ashley / Rakahuri River near Rangiora-Loburn Bridge

Tuesday 15 January 2019Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning after potentially... read more about Health Warning – Algal Bloom in the Ashley / Rakahuri River near Rangiora-Loburn Bridge»

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Health warning lifted at Sandy Bay, Canterbury

Tuesday 8 January 2019Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its health warning at Sandy Bay.... read more about Health warning lifted at Sandy Bay, Canterbury»

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Health Warning: Unsafe Recreational Water Quality at Sandy Bay

Monday 31 December 2018Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning after very high... read more about Health Warning: Unsafe Recreational Water Quality at Sandy Bay»

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Canterbury Wellbeing Indicators Continue Upward Trend

Wednesday 28 November 2018Quick Read

Quality of life continues to improve for greater Christchurch residents, according to the latest wellbeing indicators.... read more about Canterbury Wellbeing Indicators Continue Upward Trend»

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Avoiding a Legionnaires’ Spring Spike

Thursday 4 October 2018Quick Read

Canterbury’s gardeners are being urged to take care with potting mix and compost to avoid repeating the spike in... read more about Avoiding a Legionnaires’ Spring Spike»

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Warning over synthetic cannabis – ten admitted to Christchurch Hospital

Friday 21 September 2018Quick Read

Christchurch Hospital's Emergency Department has seen a number of people suffering from probable severe synthetic... read more about Warning over synthetic cannabis – ten admitted to Christchurch Hospital»

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It’s not too late to protect yourself against the flu

Tuesday 17 July 2018Quick Read

More than a third of Cantabrians have had their flu immunisation already this winter and there's still time for the... read more about It’s not too late to protect yourself against the flu»

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Free flu shots for under 18s in Kaikoura and Hurunui

Thursday 19 April 2018Quick Read

Families in the Hurunui and Kaikōura districts can once again ensure their children have the best protection available... read more about Free flu shots for under 18s in Kaikoura and Hurunui»

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Wellbeing essential to a healthy region

Wednesday 18 April 2018Quick Read

Evon Currie, General Manager of Community and Public Health for Canterbury DHB has applauded the Local Government... read more about Wellbeing essential to a healthy region»

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Warning after Tutu berry poisoning

Friday 2 March 2018Quick Read

A 51 year-old hunter has survived a severe case of tutu berry poisoning. The man was hunting in the South Island and... read more about Warning after Tutu berry poisoning»

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Health Warning for swimming after heavy rainfall

Thursday 22 February 2018Quick Read

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning for swimming... read more about Health Warning for swimming after heavy rainfall»

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Important information for open heart surgery patients

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Canterbury DHB is contacting all patients who have had open heart surgery in which foreign material has been implanted... read more about Important information for open heart surgery patients»

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Keep cool and hydrated

Friday 26 January 2018Quick Read

It's a long-held view that summer's hottest days arrive just as the children return to school – and that's set to... read more about Keep cool and hydrated»

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Celebrating health excellence

Thursday 3 November 2016

The Canterbury Health System has celebrated an outstanding calibre of entries to the Quality Improvement and Innovation... read more about Celebrating health excellence»

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