Island Health

Swim advisory issued at Cadboro Bay beach due to high bacteria levels

Island Health advises against water activities, swimming

 

Seniors move to new, modern Victoria long-term care home starting in July

The Summit replaces the Oak Bay Lodge and Mt. Tolmie care homes

 

Camosun College shares free design of medical-grade face masks

Manufacturers across Canada, United States and UK have inquired

Port Alberni’s Cruise for Care returns for encore

Car enthusiasts will honour frontline workers Friday, May 29 on route through city

Vancouver Island woman frustrated over visitor restrictions to see 96-year-old mother

Island Health to introduce virtual visits at long-term care facilities

Vancouver Island hasn’t seen a new homegrown case of COVID-19 in two weeks

Island’s low and steady transmission rate chalked up to several factors

400 bundles of joy brought into world on Vancouver Island in April

Victoria General Hospital saw the most births last month

Gold River Health Clinic to resume services that were halted due to COVID-19

Prior appointments will be required for laboratory, x-ray and consultation services

Island Health announces new overdose prevention service provider in Campbell River

New provider will look at increasing the number of people utilizing OPS in Campbell River which is one of the lowest on Vancouver Island

Nanaimo hospital foundation kicks off $5-million campaign for new ICU

Foundation’s goal is to purchase all medical equipment to outfit new intensive care unit at NRGH

Island Health resumes elective surgeries

About 4,000 surgeries were postponed across the Island

Greater Victoria emergency room visits down 40 per cent during pandemic

Patients afraid of COVID-19 or burdening health care system, says head of emergency medicine

PHOTOS: Island Health creates online photo album of tributes to frontline workers

Collection showcases ‘outpouring of support’ from Island community

Island Health confirms third coronavirus death on Vancouver Island

In total 77 British Columbians have died from COVID-19

More than 400 babies born on Vancouver Island in midst of pandemic

In March there were 453 babies born across the region

EDITORIAL: Island’s ongoing loud thank yous well deserved

Stay at home, stay the course so we can beat coronavirus

  • Apr 5, 2020

COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees

Staff exempt from self-isolation upon return from international travel according to Island Health

COVID-19: Brand new Victoria long-term care home could take pressure off hospitals

Island Health delays residents’ move to The Summit at Quadra Village