I would like to:

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.

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.
Read more

Island Health expands two programs to better support people living with addiction

Victoria – People living with addiction and people who are ready to begin a pathway to recovery will now have greater access to the services they need.
Read more

Comox Valley campus of North Island Hospital celebrates one year of operations

Comox Valley – In its first year of operation, the Comox Valley campus of the North Island Hospital has moved capably into the role of providing acute-care services in the community, supporting approximately 5,700 hospital admissions, more than 28,000 Emergency Department visits
Read more