COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Information about changes at hospitals and health centres can be found at www.cdhb.health.nz/covid19

VISITORS TO HOSPITAL

Updated - effective from 14 May 2020 until further notice. Under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 visitor access to health facilities continues to be restricted.– details for all facilities...

Last updated:
29 April 2020

Please remember, limiting our interactions with others is our best defence against COVID-19. Please don’t visit the hospital if you don’t need to. The following level 2 visitor restrictions are in place for all Canterbury DHB health facilities:

  • Visitors will be screened and asked to provide contact details upon arrival
  • Visitors who are unwell or have suspicion of COVID-19 will not be able to enter
  • Aged residential care: no visitors, however, family visits for palliative care residents who do not have COVID-19 will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Specific and detailed visitor restrictions that apply to each hospital are available on our COVID-19 page.

Clean hands

4 news items.

Media release

Canterbury DHB hits hand hygiene milestone

Thursday 4 May 2017Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board is improving its hand hygiene performance, recording its highest score yet in the... read more about Canterbury DHB hits hand hygiene milestone»

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North Canterbury earthquakes update

Tuesday 15 November 2016Quick Read

Significant aftershocks have continued to be felt in North Canterbury and add to the already high levels of anxiety... read more about North Canterbury earthquakes update»

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Good hand hygiene is no laughing matter

Friday 20 May 2016Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board is working with the Clown Doctors to emphasise the importance of having clean hands to... read more about Good hand hygiene is no laughing matter»

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Canterbury DHB steps up hand hygiene vigilance after antibiotic resistent bug discovered

Friday 6 November 2015Quick Read

Canterbury DHB is increasing vigilance around hand hygiene after three people in Canterbury have tested positive as... read more about Canterbury DHB steps up hand hygiene vigilance after antibiotic resistent bug discovered»

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