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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 65 with limited means.
You can share your views about the Council's plans and projects by making a submission.
The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the Waimakariri District and has become an employer of choice.
The Health Act 1956 states particular diseases must be notified to the Medical Officer of Health.
The Council's Environmental Health Officers investigate reported cases on behalf of the Medical Officer of Health. The caseload is always significantly higher in the warmer months.
The Infectious Disease Chart summarises key points about twenty different diseases and is a handy reference.
Refer to Related Information for details and advice from HealthEd on particular diseases, including origin, transmission, symptoms and ways to avoid infection and prevent spread of the disease.
This may be particularly dangerous to the elderly, immuno-compromised persons and diabetics. Strains are continually changing but vaccinations are available.
Ensuring infections are not transferred necessitates healthy work practices.