North Island Hospital heliports in operation

COURTENAY/CAMPBELL RIVER – Island Health is pleased to announce that the two North Island Hospital rooftop heliports will begin operations on August 1.

The heliports at the Comox Valley and Campbell River campuses will open at 6 am. The start of heliport operations follows the completion of activation processes that included training and orientation of flight crews, clinical staff and heliport operators, as well as successful air ambulance test flights and simulated patient transfers.

Both hospital heliports received Transport Canada certification in June.

Central/North Island media inquiries

Cheryl Bloxham
Phone: 250-370-8878