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 Ravensdown fire in Christchurch

​With the large fire that started this morning in Christchurch, Canterbury DHB is reminding people to phone their GP team first...


Algal Bloom in Lake Forsyth (Te Roto o Wairewa)

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after potentially...


Avoiding a Legionnaires’ Spring Spike

​Canterbury's gardeners are being urged to take care with potting mix and compost to avoid repeating the spike in Legionnaires'...


Marine biotoxin warning for shellfish in Akaroa Harbour

A health warning has been issued advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from all of Akaroa Harbour.

Page last reviewed: 29 June 2018
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