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Update to COVID-19 outbreak at Sunset Lodge long-term care home in Victoria

Island Health’s outbreak response has identified 17 additional cases of COVID-19 related to the outbreak declared at Sunset Lodge long-term care home on August 27.

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Update to COVID-19 outbreak at Sunset Lodge long-term care home in Victoria

Island Health’s outbreak response has identified two additional cases of COVID-19 related to the outbreak declared at Sunset Lodge long-term care home on August 27.

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Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Sunset Lodge long-term care home in Victoria

Island Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the Sunset Lodge long-term care home in Victoria. Three staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 at the site. At this time, no residents are experiencing symptoms and the risk remains low.

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Beban Park Social Centre COVID-19 immunization clinic temporarily closed Friday August 27

Island Health’s COVID-19 immunization clinic at Beban Park Social Centre in Nanaimo will be unavailable on Friday, August 27 to allow for planned facility maintenance and transition to a new clinic space in the auditorium.

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Island Health prepares to transition mass immunization clinic operations

After eight months of intense work to immunize as many people as possible against COVID-19, Island Health is preparing to scale back mass immunization clinics - but not before making it easier than ever to be fully vaccinated. 

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

Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at the Discovery Harbour long-term care home in Campbell River.

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Island Health’s Vax Van heads to the Cowichan Valley

Island Health is making it easier than ever for people aged 12 and over to get their first dose or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine, by bringing our custom Vax Van to three locations in the Cowichan Valley.

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Island Health secures permanent space for primary care clinic in Port McNeill

Island Health and its partners have taken another key step towards sustaining primary care in Port McNeill by establishing a health authority owned and operated clinic.

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Island Health temporarily moves August 12-14 Eagle Ridge COVID-19 immunization appointments to Victoria Conference Centre

Due to the challenges faced at the Eagle Ridge Arena during high temperatures, and the forecast heat this weekend, Island Health is relocating all August 12, 13 and 14 appointments from the Eagle Ridge immunization clinic to the air-conditioned Victoria Conference Centre.

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Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Discovery Harbour long-term care home in Campbell River

Island Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the Discovery Harbour long-term care home in Campbell River.

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