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Bus Outings Resume for Long-term Care Residents

Bus outings contribute to their residents’ health and wellness by enabling them to get out and reminisce.

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Island Health adds vital substance use treatment beds for youth in Campbell River and Comox

Young people in Island Health will have more access to substance use supports with the opening of new youth treatment beds, including the first site with multi-bed capacity in the Comox Valley.

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Community conversations coming for Cowichan Valley Wellness and Recovery Centre

The ongoing toxic drug poisoning crisis is causing hundreds of people in the Cowichan Valley to overdose each year. Sadly, dozens do not survive.

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Island Health secures additional physicians and leased space to support primary care services in Port McNeill

Island Health has identified two additional temporary physicians and leased space within the community to ensure residents of Port McNeill and the surrounding region have continued access to primary care services.

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More than 50% of eligible people in B.C. have received first vaccine dose

More than 50% of all eligible people in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID19 vaccine.

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Island Health thanks nurses for answering the call

It is fitting that the Canadian Nurses’ Association theme for National Nursing Week May 10-16 is “We Answer the Call.”

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Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak over at Craigdarroch long-term care home

Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Craigdarroch long-term care home. 

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Island Health overdose awareness campaign aims to reach men who use drugs alone

Island Health overdose awareness campaign aims to reach men who use drugs alone.

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Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak over at Mount St. Mary Hospital long-term care home

Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Mount St. Mary Hospital long-term care home. 

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Island Health response to correspondence on North Island Laboratory services

The following is a response sent to community members by Island Health’s Vice President for Clinical Operations for Central and North Island:  

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