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Health & Wellness

Seniors Health

We provide specialized programs, services and resources designed to meet the needs of seniors.

Aboriginal Health

With gratitude and humility, we work with Aboriginal communities to listen to and honour cultural beliefs, to identify barriers, and to improve health outcomes as partners in care.

Overdose Prevention

A significant increase in drug-related overdoses & deaths across B.C. prompted Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall to declare a public health emergency April 2016.

These are extremely toxic mushrooms that can cause severe illness and may be lethal if ingested by people and especially children. They can be found in various environments around Greater Victoria, and are also dangerous to pets.

Oceanside Health Centre celebrates five years of care

OCEANSIDE – Residents are invited to join Oceanside Health Centre Medical Director Dr. Drew Digney for a free community learning event at the Parksville Conference Centre.
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Island Health Magazine Fall 2018

The fall issue of Island Health magazine features articles on cannabis use; a feature on obesity with information on how to look at this chronic illness including a personal story about bariatric surgery; the benefits of eating breakfast along with articles on long-term care topics.
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Do you really have time for the flu? Get immunized early and get protected

Vancouver Island – Island Health is reminding people to get their flu shot early to help protect themselves against influenza. Where can I get my flu shot? Adults can get immunized through their local pharmacy or physician beginning October 8.
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