Sun Protection

Sun Island Health

Remember the 5S's of Sun Protection

SLIP

Slip on a t-shirt.

SLOP

Slop on SPF 30+ broad spectrum UVA sunscreen.

SLAP

Slap on a broad-brimmed hat.

SEEK

Seek out shade.

SLIDE

Slide on quality sunglasses.

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News & Events

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Island Health Magazine Spring 2021

Island Health magazine spring 2021 features articles on COVID-19 including a look back at the past year. Also included are articles on the health benefits of spending time in nature, memory loss and aging, and a moving article about one family’s journey with hospice care.

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Currents Winter 2021

Currents Winter 2021

Read vaccination stories, updates on the Cowichan District Hospital build and more, in the latest edition of Currents!

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B.C. Honours Excellence in Nursing

Several Island Health nurses have been honoured in this year's Nursing Awards of Excellence.

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