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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.

Construction starts on new hospice centre in Duncan

People in the Cowichan region in need of end-of-life care will soon have the option to receive community hospice care closer to home.
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Hospital garden reflects traditional medicine knowledge

An outdoor garden at the Campbell River campus of the North Island Hospital has been filled with plants traditionally used for food and medicines by the local Laichwiltach peoples, completing an important milestone for the hospital project.
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Island Health Magazine - Summer 2019

The summer edition of Island Health magazine features articles on social anxiety disorder; adult day programs; communicating with someone with dementia; and youth and vaping. It also features summer safety tips and recipes and ideas for dining "al fresco."
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