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.
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.
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.
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.
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.