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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

First monkeypox case confirmed in Island Health, risk to the general public is very low

First monkeypox case confirmed in Island Health, risk to the general public is very low

One case of monkeypox has been confirmed in Island Health through laboratory testing at the BC Centre for Disease Control. The person resides in the south island. Island Health public health teams are conducting follow-up. The risk to the general public is very low. 

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A Family Tradition: Three Generations of Nursing Care

A Family Tradition: Three Generations of Nursing Care

Donna McLeod, Shelley McLeod-Garner and Michelle King share something beyond genes.

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Pay parking resumes March 4, 2022

Effective March 4, 2022, pay parking will resume at all Island Health sites that previously had pay parking in place. 

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