In this Issue:
- CanBreathe services operating across all COVID-19 Alert levels;
- Golden rules for Alert Level 1;
- Flu Tracker;
- Social connection—A key to health and wellbeing;
- What is Bronchiectasis;
- Bronchiectasis Research—volunteers wanted;
- Free insulation offer;
- Special thanks to our supporters and suppliers
- Entertainment Memberships & discounts;
- Upcoming public events;
- Health Professionals’ Corner — upcoming Education opportunities;
It has been a tough time for us all over the last few months. What has been heartening is the generousity of our supporters and suppliers. We would like to say a special thanks to the following organisations who have gone the extra mile and made a difference by helping us to help others.
Sharp – for sponsoring the printing of this newsletter, because of them you get access to valuable information to read and enjoy, delivered right to your home
— for IT support and remote system set up that enabled CanBreathe staff to work remotely and continue deliverying services throughout all COVID-19 alert levels
Triple Treasures – for donating the hand sanitiser spray when it was so hard to get
CCN/CPRG—for the spirometry restart pack and filters.
Purchase your 2020/21 Entertainment Membership and help support children with asthma
The Gift of Entertainment is a new Digital Membership valid from 12 months from the day of activation. You can buy that special someone a Single City or Multi City Membership so they can save year-round on everything they love to do.
Simply buy it, print it, gift it! Just order and pay online.
Honey Fundraiser – 100% natural Westland honey available at the CanBreathe offices at 196 Hills Road, Christchurch
Upcoming public events:
Baby Expo – New date & location
Date: Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th September 9.00 to 4:00 pm,
Venue: Airforce Museum, Wigram
For more information or to get free entry tickets go to www.christchurchbabyexpo.co.nz
Better Breathing Coffee Group – regular sessions
New Brighton Group —Tuesday 10:30 – 11.30am
St Andrew’s Anglican Church, 109 Marriotts Road.
Contact: Taihira (03) 389 6728
Edgeware Group — Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30 – 11.30am
CanBreathe rooms, 196 Hills Road
Contact: Pauline (03) 381 0547
Phillipstown Group — Monday 10:00 – 11:30
Exercise from 10 to 10.30 then Coffee, Chat, bikkies
Guest Speakers from 10.30 to 11.30.
Phillipstown Hub. Room 4.
Health Professionals’ Corner
NZ Respiratory Conference
Date: 5th & 6th November 2020
Venue: Te Papa, Wellington
For more information and to register go to www.nzrc2020.com/
Asthma & COPD Fundamentals Masterclass
For more information on the course and/or to register for the next Masterclass please email us at email@example.com or call 386 0278.
CanBreathe Whoosh Newsletter Winter 2020