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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.

Flu Season Information

Seasonal influenza, is a serious, infectious and contagious respiratory illness.

Island Health is alerting people in Greater Victoria that there is fruiting of a mushroom that can cause serious poisoning.  Amanita phalloides or “Death Cap” mushroom can cause severe illness and may be lethal if ingested by people and especially children. It is also dangerous to pets. 

Comox Valley Nursing Centre marks 25th year of service

Current and former staff and volunteers are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Comox Valley Nursing Centre, which has supported patients and clients with chronic disease, pain management and much more since 1994.
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New All Nations Room at West Coast General Hospital provides a culturally safe space for all families, patients

Members of the Nuu-chah-nulth communities gathered today to celebrate the grand opening of a culturally-safe space inside West Coast General Hospital that is welcoming to Indigenous patients and families.
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Island Health takes steps to support residents at two long-term care facilities

NANAIMO/VICTORIA — Island Health is taking action to support the residents of Nanaimo Seniors Village and Selkirk Place in Victoria.
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