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.

Update to COVID-19 outbreak at Eden Gardens long-term care home

Island Health’s outbreak response has identified one additional case of COVID-19 related to the outbreak which was declared at Eden Gardens long-term care home in Nanaimo.
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COVID-19 outbreaks at Wexford Creek and Eden Gardens long-term care homes in Nanaimo

Island Health has declared COVID-19 outbreaks at Wexford Creek and Eden Gardens long-term care homes in Nanaimo. One staff person has tested positive for COVID-19 at each site. At this time, no residents are experiencing symptoms. Communication with residents and families is underway.
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Stay local, stay small this Family Day weekend

Island Health is reminding people to show your family and friends that you care by not giving COVID-19 the opportunity to spread this long weekend.
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