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Health & Wellness


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.

One day at a time: Island Health's mental wellness day program

Read Lisa's story about her time attending the Mental Wellness Day program at Royal Jubilee Hospital.
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New supports help seniors stay connected to their communities

The Ministry of Health is supporting improved transportation for seniors to help them maintain meaningful social connections and independence in their local communities.
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New treatment option available in response to the ongoing overdose crisis

Island Health is introducing a new, injectable opioid treatment option for people living with chronic opioid addiction, increasing both their safety and that of the broader community.
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