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The purpose of this page is to inform visitors about active outbreaks at hospitals or long-term care facilities. If you are looking for general information about the COVID-19 virus visit our COVID-19 webpage.

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

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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British Columbians warned of Salmonella infections

British Columbians warned of Salmonella infections

British Columbia (B.C.) is one of five provinces experiencing an ongoing Salmonella outbreak.

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A passion for public health: meet Mike Benusic, Island Health’s new MHO

A passion for public health: meet Mike Benusic, Island Health’s new MHO

Sometimes life really does come full circle – just ask Mike Benusic.

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