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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.

New long-term care home for Cowichan Valley residents

Seniors in the Cowichan Valley will soon have improved access to long-term care with the addition of 80 new publicly funded beds in the community. Construction on The Hamlets at Duncan is underway.
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Hospital staff and community members stock ‘give and take’ cupboard for growing families

Island Health staff and members of the Campbell River community are supporting a program that helps expectant families prepare for the arrival of their babies.
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Cowichan Community Paramedic Valued Member of Island Health Team

“Mike has become an important part of our team and everyone is so supportive of him – he even gets hugs in the hallway!” Donna Jouan-Tapp, Manager of Island Health Community Health Services in Duncan.
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