An overdose alert (drug poisoning) is in effect across BC, and in some of our Island Health communities.

Please help us keep our patients, staff, and community members healthy. Visitor restrictions are in place for all Island Health facilities and outpatient clinics.

Anyone who is concerned that they may have been exposed to, or is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, should contact their health-care provider, or call 8-1-1. 

Baby Bed program supports families in central and north Vancouver Island during the pandemic

Island Health encourages new and expecting parents in central and north Vancouver Island to contact public health units in their communities so their families can benefit from the Baby Bed program.
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New rainbow crosswalks celebrate Pride and recognize LGBTQ2S+ community

Island Health is celebrating Pride with rainbow crosswalks to show that love is healthy – whatever a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression.
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COVID-19 antibody testing underway on Cormorant Island

Island Health and the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) are supporting a community led effort to learn more about the COVID-19 virus and the cluster of cases on Cormorant Island.
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