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Health & Wellness

Medications

Learn more about various medications, what they do, and how they will help you.

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.

Measles Catch-up

The B.C. immunization catch-up program helps families protect their children against measles. The program runs from April to June and provides measles vaccines for children from grades K-12.

Island Health recognizes that people are concerned about their immunization status.

​​​​​​​Port Alice Health Centre service model announced

Island Health is pleased to announce a new service delivery model for Port Alice, based on recent conversations with the Village Council, Port Alice Health Forum and community members.
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Celebrating mental health champions

Island Health’s Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) South Island Advisory Committee presented two prestigious awards to valued members of our community who have made kindness and compassion an extension of their work life.
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Breast Milk Depot opens at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

Nursing mothers in the Nanaimo area have a new resource to help support babies in need, by donating their milk. Nanaimo Regional General Hospital has become an official Donor Milk Collection Depot for BC Women’s Provincial Milk Bank.
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