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

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


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    Last update:  August 28, 2020 at 4 p.m.

    News & Events

    COVID-19 testing site sign

    Island Health improves access to COVID-19 testing in Greater Victoria

    Island Health has opened a new COVID-19 testing site at the University of Victoria. People with cold, flu or COVID-19-like symptoms can now book an appointment to get a test at the UVIC campus in parking lot 10, off Gordon Head Road via West Campus Way (access off Gordon Head Road).

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    LTC residents and family reunited

    Island Health staff work hard to safely reunite long-term care residents with loved ones

    Recently, visitor restrictions for Long Term Care facilities were eased to encourage reunions between a single designated visitor and residents of long-term care.

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    Urgent and primary care centre coming to Esquimalt

    People living in Esquimalt and neighbouring communities will soon have better access to team-based everyday health care with planning for an urgent and primary care centre.

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