Information for Community Partners

Information for community partners, including local government, agencies working with underserved and vulnerable populations, and local businesses.

Schools and children

Underserved / vulnerable populations

Public Health Agency of Canada: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Vulnerable populations and COVID-19 

Overdose response

Homeless and vulnerably housed

Donning and doffing PPE

**Please note: 

  • Gowns with tie at neck are reusable gowns only in Island Health facilities
  • Gowns that break away at the neck are disposable PPE

Local governments and Indigenous communities

Local governments

Indigenous communities

FNHA: Resources to help BC First Nations people and their health care providers and community leaders to get the information they need to keep themselves and others safe 

    Employers and businesses

    Small businesses can receive support by calling 1-833-254-4357 (Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or email covid@smallbusinessbc.ca


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    Last update:  January 18, 2021 at 10:50 a.m.

    News & Events

    Reminder: Help reduce the spread of COVID-19

    Reminder: Help reduce the spread of COVID-19

    With COVID-19 cases on the rise, Island Health is asking people across our region to double down on their efforts to help stop the spread of the virus.

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    Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak over at Ts’i’ts’uwatul’ Lelum assisted living facility in Duncan

    Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak over at Ts’i’ts’uwatul’ Lelum assisted living facility in Duncan

    Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Ts’i’ts’uwatul’ Lelum assisted living facility in Duncan.

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    Open Letter from First Nations Health Authority and Island Health CEOs

    We are deeply saddened by the racist commentary which has arisen within the community in response to the hardship being experienced by Cowichan Tribes.

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