Good morning neighbours,
Workers not in high risk jobs can jump the queue to get a Covid-19 jab if they happen to work near a vaccination site.
The Canterbury District Health Board (DHB) has confirmed it offers the vaccine to local companies located close to vaccination clinics to prevent wastage.
CDHB Covid-19 response manager Ralph La Salle said on rare occasions, clinics had a small number of vaccine doses left at the end of the day that could not be used the next day.
“We believe [offering to local companies] is preferable to vaccine wastage.”
What do you think about this?
We're very excited to announce Competenz as our new Neighbourly partner. Competenz is an Industry Training Organisation and helps people develop their skills on the job.
We truly believe in the work they do to help people gain apprenticeships, build their skills and work alongside New Zealand businesses.
Please join us in welcoming Competenz and stay tuned for job listings and other exciting content!
Does anybody need logs or tree rounds split for their log burner? I have a contact with a transportable log splitter who lives out of town. He will come in if I can add to the amount that I have. Bring yours over on the day, make a small contribution to his fee and head home job done!
The Halswell Community Hub is now a collection point for:
The Blanket Bank - donations of clean/tidy blankets/bedding
Wine bottle tops and Can tabs - Collecting on behalf of the Halswell Lions for Kidney Kids
Bread tags - collecting for Wheelchairs in Africa
Please drop off donations to 381 Halswell Road,