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The purpose of this page is to inform visitors about active outbreaks at hospitals or long-term care facilities.

Information About COVID-19 Outbreaks

Other Active Outbreaks

The Active Outbreak List is updated daily, Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays. When an outbreak is declared over, the facility is removed from the list.

The list includes all hospitals or long term care facilities within Island Health that either fall under the Hospital Act or are licensed under the Community Care and Assisted Living Act. 

View the Active Outbreak List

Outbreaks are listed for the following types of infections and illnesses: 

News & Events

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Island Health Magazine Fall 2021

Read articles on building resilience in children; how loneliness impacts health; tips and recipes for healthy to-go lunches; information about IBD and a feature about patient partners.

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Island Health asks for public’s assistance in appropriate emergency department use

Island Health is asking people to do their part to ensure our hospital emergency departments can continue to meet the care needs of patients experiencing medical emergencies.

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Island Health rebooking all June 29 COVID-19 immunization appointments at Glacier Gardens in Comox

Due to the extreme heat wave that is currently affecting British Columbia, Island Health is rebooking all COVID-19 immunization appointments that were scheduled on Tuesday, June 29 at Glacier Gardens in Comox. 

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