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COVID-19 outbreak at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

Island Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH).

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Next steps taken for new Cowichan District Hospital

People in the Cowichan Valley are closer to a modern hospital as significant milestones have been reached, including the land transfer and the issuing of a request for proposals (RFP).

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With COVID-19 surging, now is not the time to travel or gather indoors

Island Health is urging people to avoid the high-risk activities that have pushed COVID-19 cases to an all-time high throughout our region.

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More than 100,000 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered within Island Health

More than 100,000 residents in our region have now received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Update to the COVID-19 outbreak at Longlake Chateau

Island Health’s outbreak response has identified three additional cases of COVID-19 related to the outbreak declared at Longlake Chateau independent living facility in Nanaimo.

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COVID-19 outbreak at Longlake Chateau independent living facility in Nanaimo

Island Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Longlake Chateau independent living facility in Nanaimo. Five residents have tested positive for COVID-19 at the site. Communication with residents and families is underway.

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MyHealth enrollment tops 100,000

More than 100,000 Vancouver Island residents are now signed up for MyHealth, a secure online website where patients and families can conveniently access personal health information for care and services provided by Island Health. 

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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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Volunteers step up during the pandemic to keep the P.A.R.T.Y. going

During the regular Grade 10 school year, students attend a P.A.R.T.Y. like no other, but due to COVID-19, this year’s P.A.R.T.Y. is a bit different. 

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Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak over at Glacier View Lodge

Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Glacier View Lodge long-term care home in Courtenay.

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