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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.

Heart Awards celebrate recovery for people with Mental Health and Substance Use challenges

“He’s a big ball of positivity so when I called to tell him he’d been nominated for a Heart Award, he was very excited,” says Katrina Witschel, a mental health worker with Island Health’s Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Lasting Homes residential program.
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​​​​​​​Port Alice Health Centre service model announced

Island Health is pleased to announce a new service delivery model for Port Alice, based on recent conversations with the Village Council, Port Alice Health Forum and community members.
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Celebrating mental health champions

Island Health’s Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) South Island Advisory Committee presented two prestigious awards to valued members of our community who have made kindness and compassion an extension of their work life.
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