Latest Updates

13 May 2021

NZSL Video: Stew, a wheelchair user, gets his vaccination at a Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) vaccination clinic

To celebrate NZSL week, wheelchair user Stew let CCDHB share his experience at a COVID-19 Vaccination Centre. The video... more


7 May 2021

Canterbury COVID-19 vaccination rollout makes its way to Aged Residential Care facilities

Canterbury’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout is progressing, with residents in community-based care, including Aged... more


5 May 2021

COVID-19 vaccination programme roll-out expanding across the Coast

Please attribute the following to Ralph La Salle, Acting Executive Director Planning, Funding and Decision Support,... more


29 April 2021

Canterbury collaboration to the fore in primary care – Barrington COVID Vaccination Hub

The first primary care designated clinic to vaccinate pre-booked health care workers opened last week in Barrington. A... more


26 April 2021

It’s going to take a health system to vaccinate a community

A COVID-19 vaccination rollout update from Canterbury DHB Chief Executive Peter Bramley I’m pleased to report that we... more


9 April 2021

Canterbury DHB set up a call centre this week and staff are calling approximately 3000 household contacts of border workers who don’t already have an appointment.

We will be using the call centre to make all vaccination bookings until the national booking system is up and running.... more


8 April 2021

COVID-19 vaccination programme roll-out to commence on the Coast next week

West Coast DHB will be commencing the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccination programme across the Coast starting next... more


1 April 2021

We continue to progress the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in our region.

About 20 percent of New Zealand’s approximately 12,000 border and Managed Isolation & Quarantine (MIQ) workers are... more


29 March 2021

Leftover doses when vaccinating frontline health workers

In Canterbury we use a standby list of people within Managed Isolation and Quarantine or Port facilities who can be... more