While we continue to follow the steps laid out in BC’s Restart Plan, at this time visitor restrictions remain in place at Island Health facilities. 

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 Vancouver Island, and are also dangerous to pets.

Primary care memory clinics to benefit Island Health seniors

Two new primary care memory clinics, located in Victoria and Nanaimo, will provide support to adults concerned about cognitive changes, such as memory loss. These clinics feature an interdisciplinary team of family physicians, nurses, social workers, and occupational therapists, with back up support from specialists if necessary.
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Island Health employee helps secure funding windfall for clean water project in Zambia

Imagine asking for something of great importance, hoping for the best, and then discovering that you will receive nearly 115 times more than you originally requested. That is exactly what happened to Island Health employee Brianna Swan when she submitted a grant proposal for a clean water project in southern Africa.
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Outbreak declared at Victoria Chinatown Care Centre Long-Term Care

Island Health’s outbreak response has identified two cases of COVID-19 at Victoria Chinatown Care Centre Long-Term Care, declaring an outbreak.
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