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Update to outbreak at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence in Nanaimo

Island Health’s outbreak response has identified one additional case of COVID-19 related to the outbreak which was declared at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence long-term care home in Nanaimo.

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Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak over at Saanich Peninsula Hospital

Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Saanich Peninsula Hospital (SPH).

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Update to outbreak at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence

Island Health has identified three additional cases of COVID-19 related to the outbreak which was declared at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence long-term care home in Nanaimo.

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Update to outbreak at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence

Island Health has identified one additional case of COVID-19 related to the outbreak which was declared at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence long-term care home in Nanaimo.

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COVID-19 outbreak at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence in Nanaimo

Island Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence long-term care home in Nanaimo. One resident has tested positive for COVID-19. Communication with residents and families is underway.

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Tips for the holiday season – know your care options

The holiday season is here and Island Health reminds residents to take steps to keep healthy, stay injury free and avoid unnecessary visits and potential long waits in emergency departments during this busy time of year. 

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Cowichan Hospice House welcomes first patients

People in the Cowichan region in need of end-of-life care now have the option to receive community hospice care closer to home in a specialized environment.

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Island Health administers first COVID-19 vaccine

Island Health administered the first COVID-19 immunizations to health care workers in the Greater Victoria area today.

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COVID-19 outbreak at The Gardens at Qualicum Beach Long-Term Care Facility

Island Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at The Gardens at Qualicum Beach long- term care home. One staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. Communication with residents and families is underway.

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Saanich Peninsula outbreak update: two additional COVID-19 cases

Island Health has confirmed two additional people have tested positive for COVID-19 related to the outbreak at Saanich Peninsula Hospital.

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