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

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 Vancouver Island, and are also dangerous to pets.

Island Health making temporary changes to outpatient lab services to support COVID-19 response

Ensuring people receive COVID-19 test results in a timely manner is a critical component in the effort to slow the transmission of the virus in our communities. Supporting the COVID-19 response has placed unprecedented demand on laboratory services within Island Health and health authorities throughout B.C.
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Island Health improves access to COVID-19 testing in Greater Victoria

Island Health has opened a new COVID-19 testing site at the University of Victoria. People with cold, flu or COVID-19-like symptoms can now book an appointment to get a test at the UVIC campus in parking lot 10, off Gordon Head Road via West Campus Way (access off Gordon Head Road).
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Protect me, protect you. Get immunized for the flu.

This year, getting a flu shot is particularly important, not only for influenza prevention, but also to stay healthy while COVID-19 continues to circulate in our communities. 
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