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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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.

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Algal bloom in Lake Forsyth

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

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Toxic algal bloom in Lake Pegasus

Community and Public Health has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) was...

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

High levels of potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in the Ashley River near the...

Page last reviewed: 29 September 2015
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