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.​


Smoke from Tai Tapu Port Hills fires – phone your GP team first for care around the clock

​With smoke from the Tai Tapu/Port Hills' fires spreading across Canterbury, Canterbury DHB is reminding people to phone their...


Algal bloom warning for Lake Pegasus

A health warning has been issued after potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) were found in Lake Pegasus.


Algal bloom in Lake Forsyth

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


Algal Bloom on Hurunui River at SH7

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning for the Hurunui...

Page last reviewed: 29 September 2015
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