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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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One additional COVID-19 case linked to Saanich Peninsula Hospital outbreak

Island Health has confirmed one additional staff member has tested positive for COVID-19, related to the outbreak at Saanich Peninsula Hospital.

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Remote cochlear implant clinic a virtual godsend for BC patients

Sound returned to Alan Holt’s world in late 2017. Music, bird song and the laughter of his grandchildren returned to his life after years of diminished hearing.

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COVID-19 outbreaks over at West Coast General Hospital, Tsawaayuus Rainbow Gardens LTC

Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreaks over at West Coast General Hospital (WCGH) and Tsawaayuus Rainbow Gardens long-term care home in Port Alberni.

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Two new COVID-19 cases linked to Saanich Peninsula Hospital outbreak

Island Health has confirmed two additional people have tested positive for COVID-19, related to the outbreak at Saanich Peninsula Hospital. One patient and one staff member have tested positive.

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B.C. Honours Excellence in Nursing

Several Island Health nurses have been honoured in this year's Nursing Awards of Excellence.

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Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak over at Veterans Memorial Lodge long-term care home in Victoria

Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Veterans Memorial Lodge long-term care home in Victoria.

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