The Flu (Influenza)

The Flu (Influenza)

Seasonal influenza, often called the flu, is a serious, infectious and contagious respiratory illness. You can spread the flu 24 hours before showing any symptoms, and five to seven days after symptoms begin. Learn more about the flu 

Healthy adults and seniors, find a flu clinic at https://immunizebc.ca/ 

Eligible children may be able to get the flu shot at a Public Health Unit. please contact your local unit for more information. 

 

 

News & Events

 Island Health temporarily suspends pay parking

Island Health temporarily suspends pay parking

Island Health is temporarily suspending pay parking for the public, staff and medical staff, at all health authority owned and operated sites, effective April 1 through April 30, 2020. 

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Possible COVID-19 exposure at pub, personal services establishments in downtown Victoria

Possible COVID-19 exposure at pub, personal services establishments in downtown Victoria

Island Health is notifying people who attended the Sticky Wicket Bar & Restaurant in Victoria between March 5 and 15, Foxy Box on March 16, BF Beautee on March 11 and The Fix Healthcare on March 14 and 16 about possible exposures to COVID-19.

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Visitor restrictions in place at Island Health facilities/outpatient clinics

Visitor restrictions in place at Island Health facilities/outpatient clinics

To keep our patients, families and staff safe and in keeping with the provincial health officer’s recommendations for social distancing, Island Health is limiting the number of visitors entering our buildings, effective immediately. 

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