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Currents Winter 2021

Read vaccination stories, updates on the Cowichan District Hospital build and more, in the latest edition of Currents!

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Central Island continues to pace COVID-19 cases on Vancouver Island

Island Health is urging people to be aware of behaviours and activities that are driving COVID-19 activity in our communities.  

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Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreaks over at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence, Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreaks over at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence in Nanaimo and Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

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Possible COVID-19 exposure at Bard and Banker pub in Victoria

Island Health is notifying people who attended the Bard and Banker, 1022 Government St, Victoria, BC, on January 23 between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.

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Nanaimo ICU breaks ground to improve care

People in Nanaimo will soon have a modern intensive care unit (ICU) at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH), with construction now underway.

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Update to COVID-19 outbreak at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence

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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COVID-19 outbreak at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

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

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Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak over at Hart House long-term care home in Victoria

Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Hart House long-term care home in Victoria.

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Innovative research lab partnership and COVID-19 biobank both aimed at improving patient care

Cutting edge research to create new diagnostic tools and tests, monitoring and treatments for a wide range of diseases and conditions is taking place at Victoria General Hospital. 

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Expanding West Coast General Hospital’s emergency department

A $6.25-million emergency department redevelopment will support improvements to patient care and privacy at West Coast General Hospital.

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