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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.

Keeping the air clean in our communities. Smoking bylaw includes cannabis, vaping and fines.

Victoria – Island Health, in partnership with the Capital Regional District, supports all efforts to promote outdoor public spaces free of smoke from tobacco and vapour devices, as well as cannabis (when legalized).
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Campbell River campus of North Island Hospital celebrates one year of operations

Campbell River – The North Island Hospital campus in Campbell River is celebrating its first anniversary and marking the milestone with approximately 5,000 hospital admissions, 25,000 Emergency Department visits and nearly 400 babies born.
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New Wi-Fi connects hospital patients and visitors

Salt Spring Island – Free public Wi-Fi is now available to patients and visitors at Lady Minto Hospital thanks to financial support from the Lady Minto Hospital Auxiliary and Lady Minto Hospital Foundation.
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