Data and COVID-19 Outbreaks in Island Health facilities

This page contains information on current COVID-19 outbreaks. It is updated when the Island Health region experiences a reportable outbreak.

  • Island Health does not comment on or confirm specific details about individual cases of COVID-19. 
  • Island Health’s Public Health team employs contact tracing processes to notify potentially close contact exposure to a confirmed case. Public notifications are only issued if there are high-risk contacts who cannot be identified. 
  • Outbreaks are declared in settings such as health facilities, and are posted on our website.
  • COVID-19 is present across the Island Health region. The best defence is immunization. Please continue with preventative measures, such as frequent hand washing, keeping two metres from people outside your household, wearing a mask in indoor public spaces, and staying home when sick.

For information on schools, please see our COVID-19 In Schools page.

Workplace closures are listed on our Workplace Closures page.

Current data

With the roll out of rapid testing and the evolution of case and contact management to prioritize high-risk populations, active case information broken down by Health Service Delivery Area within Island Health is no longer reflective of the population as a whole.

As such, Island Health has discontinued posting our own COVID-19 dashboard. As ever, we continue to report all relevant case information to the BCCDC to inform their data reports.

The BC Centre for Disease Control is the source of truth for comprehensive COVID-related data for all health authorities, including Island Health. On the BC COVID-19 Data page you will find current COVID-19 case counts, case trends, vaccination coverage, cases by Local Health Area, and more. 

COVID-19 Outbreaks

See the latest news for COVID-19 Outbreaks

Location  Type  Date

James Bay Centre, long-term care home

Victoria

Outbreak May 10, 2022

Sandringham Care Centre long-term care home

Victoria

Outbreak May 10, 2022

Gorge Road Hospital - Bridgeview unit

Victoria 

Outbreak May 10, 2022

Stanford Seniors Village long-term care home

Parksville

Outbreak May 11, 2022

Active outbreaks of other infections or illnesses at Island Health facilities 

Archive

April 2022

Cowichan District Hospital - Unit 3W, April 5

Veterans Memorial Lodge long-term care home - Unit B1, April 6

Brentwood House long-term care home, April 14

The Views at St. Joseph’s long-term care home – Eagleview & Oceanview units, April 11

Sunrise of Victoria long-term care home – 3rd & 4th floors, April 12

Extended Care Unit – Lady Minto Hospital, April 12

Comox Valley Seniors Village long-term care home, April 27

Victoria Chinatown Care Centre long-term care home, April 19

Beckley Farm Lodge long-term care home, April 22

Royal Jubilee Hospital – 4 South West only, April 22

Selkirk Seniors Village long-term care home, April 8

Discovery Harbour long-term care home, April 25

Veterans Memorial Lodge long-term care home, April 19

March 2022

Parkwood Court long-term care home, March 2

Luther Court long-term care home – 3rd floor, East wing, March 7

Yucalta Lodge long-term care home - Woodlands unit, March 8

Selkirk Seniors Village long-term care home – 6th floor, March 19

Ayre Manor long-term care home, March 28

Amica Douglas House long-term care home and assisted living, March 25

Acacia Ty Mawr long-term care home, March 25

Sunridge Place Seniors long-term care home, March 25

February 2022

Island View Place long-term care – 2nd floor, February 4

Chemainus Health Care Centre long-term care – Harbour Side unit, February 2

Sluggett House long-term care, February 4

Sunridge Place long-term care home – 2nd floor, February 5 

Glacier View Lodge – Rose unit, wings 3 & 4, February 4

Sidney All Care long-term care home – 3rd floor, February 8

Wexford Creek long-term care home – 1st floor, February 9

Rest Haven Lodge long-term care home, February 7

Nanaimo Seniors Village long-term care, February 4

Selkirk Seniors Village long-term care, February 3

Greenwoods long-term care home, February 28

Sidney Care Home long-term care home, February 10

Berwick House Gordon Head long-term care home - Brio unit, February 28

The Heights at Mt. View long-term care home, February 28

January 2022

Aberdeen Hospital long-term care home, January 5

Eden Gardens long-term care home, January 5

Kiwanis Village Lodge long-term care home, January 5

Selkirk Seniors Village long-term care home, January 5

Selkirk Seniors Village Assisted Living, January 15

The Heights at Mt. View long-term care home, January 15

Luther Court long-term care home, January 15

Sidney Care Home long-term care home, January 17

Sidney All Care long-term care home, January 18 

Sunrise of Victoria long-term care home, January 18

Oyster Harbour long-term care home, January 11

Parkwood Court long-term care home, January 19

Royal Jubilee Hospital, January 15

Mount St Mary Hospital long-term care home, January 20

Comox Valley Seniors Village long-term care home, January 18

Eagle Ridge Manor long-term care home, January 18

Glenwarren Lodge long-term care home, January 5

The Summit long-term care home, January 19

Fir Park Village long-term care home, January 19

Saanich Peninsula Hospital long-term care unit, January 11

Beacon Hill Villa long-term care home, January 13

Victoria General Hospital 6A and 6B Neuromedicine units, January 24

Nanaimo Seniors Village, January 25

Cowichan District Hospital – 2 central medicine unit, January 28

The Gardens at Qualicum Beach long-term care home, January 28

Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence long-term care home, January 24

Echo Village long-term care home, January 20

James Bay long-term care home, January 15

Woodgrove Manor long-term care home, January 27

Dufferin Place long-term care home, January 13

Arrowsmith Lodge long-term care home, January 20

Berwick on the Lake long-term care, January 31

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital – 4th floor General Medicine unit, January 26

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital - 5th Floor General Medicine, January 25

Tsawaayuus Rainbow Gardens long-term care home, January 31

Veterans Memorial Lodge long-term care home, January 15

Sunset Lodge long-term care home, January 15

Amica on the Gorge long-term care home, January 28

December 2021

General Medicine Unit 4B - Victoria General Hospital, December 31

Amica Douglas House long-term care home, December 28

November 2021

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, November 2

October 2021

Tofino General Hospital, October 12

Chartwell Malaspina Care Centre Hummingbird Unit, October 31

September 2021

Chinatown Care Centre Long-Term Care, September 19

August 2021

Sunset Lodge long-term care home, August 27

Discovery Harbour long-term care home, August 4

April 2021

Longlake Chateau, 3035 Ross Rd, Nanaimo, BC V9T 5S8, March 25

Craigdarroch long-term care home, April 23

Mount St. Mary long-term care home, April 21

February 2021

Eden Gardens, 1917 Northfield Rd, Nanaimo February 14, 15

Glacier View Lodge, 2450 Back Rd, Courtenay, Feb 28

January 2021

Bard and Banker, 1022 Government St, Victoria
January 23, 2021

Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence, 100 Eleventh Street, Nanaimo
Dec 27 and 28, 2020

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, 1200 Dufferin Crescent, Nanaimo
January 23, 2021

December

West Coast General Hospital (WCGH), 3949 Port Alberni Hwy, Port Alberni
Dec 1, 2020

November 
Tsawaayuuss Rainbow Gardens, 6151 Russell Pl, Port Alberni
 Nov 16, 2020

Irish Times Pub - 1200 Government Street, Victoria
November 13, 2020; Between 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital - Transitional Care Unit
November 11, 2020

Browns Socialhouse - 1661 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay 
November 3, 2020 Between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.
November 5, 2020 Between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.

October 

Tofino Brewing Co. - 691 Industrial Way, Tofino BC
October 27, 2020
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

August

Mary’s Bleue Moon Cafe - 9535 Canora Road, Sidney, B.C.    
August 21: Between 4 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. 
August 22: Between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. OR between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m.

10 Acres Cafe & Market at the Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa (NOT The Pier restaurant) - 9805 Seaport Place, Sidney, B.C.
August 20: Between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. 
August 21: Between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Il Falcone Restaurant - 536 6th Street Courtenay, B.C.
August 16, 2020 between 3:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

March

Sticky Wicket Bar & Restaurant
Between March 5 and 15

Foxy Box
March 16

BF Beautee
March 11

The Fix Healthcare
On March 14 and 16

University of Victoria
March 12 - Psych 300B A01, beginning at 11 a.m.; Psych 351B A01, beginning at 1 p.m. Biol 367 A01, beginning at 2:30 p.m.

Saanich Commonwealth Place swimming pool
March 12 between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Saanich Commonwealth Place kick boxing class
March 15 between 8:15 a.m. and 9:15 a.m.

Flights

For notifications of public exposures related to flights, work sites, cruises, long-distance bus and train travel, and public events, please visit the BC Centre for Disease Control Public Exposures page.


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