Construction of a 420 square metre (4,500 square feet) emergency department expansion has reached a significant milestone with the concrete pour for the project’s foundation footings completed. Concrete for the foundation walls is scheduled to be poured September 13.
Communities across Island Health continue to experience tragic deaths and injuries from the toxic drug supply. In B.C., we’ve seen a heartbreaking number of toxic drug poisoning events (overdose) and deaths since the public health emergency was declared in 2016.
Sidney — In order to ensure reliable, consistent acute and outpatient laboratory service, Island Health has made the decision to temporarily pause walk-in services at the Sidney Satellite outpatient lab located at 2357 James White Blvd effective August 24 to September 2, 2022.
Island Health is advising community residents and visitors to the area that the Port Hardy Hospital (PHH) emergency department will be temporarily closed from 7 p.m. August 19 until 7 p.m. August 21, due to limited staff availability.
Originally from South Korea, Brian Lim moved to Victoria in 2015 and quickly made Victoria his second home. While planning to study at Stanford in the fall of 2022, Brian still reflects on the time that he spent as a student volunteer with Island Health.