News

New measles case on the South Island; risk of transmission extremely low

Island Health has confirmed a new case of measles infection on the South Island.

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New Wi-Fi connects TGH patients and visitors

Patients and visitors at Tofino General Hospital can stay connected via free Wi-Fi, a new service supported by the Tofino General Hospital Foundation. 

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Tips for a safer grad season

Grad season is a time to celebrate and Island Health wants young people, their families and friends to make sure the experience is one to treasure.

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NRGH Auxiliary Craft Group comes through with a clutch for NRGH patients at Easter

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital patients will find a special wee visitor roosting on their breakfast trays on Easter Sunday morning, thanks to the NRGH Auxiliary Craft Group.

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UPDATE: Latest suspected measles case negative

Island Health has received lab reports from the latest suspected measles case and those results have come back negative.

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One new South Island measles exposure confirmed, for a total of six cases

Island Health has confirmed one new case of measles infection on the South Island.

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Island Health adds 18 publicly-funded long-term care beds in Campbell River

Seniors and their families are now benefitting from 18 new long-term care beds in Campbell River, funded by Island Health.

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Rural health: North Island maternity care

Rural health is changing. Here Port McNeill resident, Danielle Lloyd, shares her family’s experience receiving prenatal care closer to home.

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Update: Additional location of potential measles exposure

Update: Additional Location for Potential Measles Exposure
 

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Measles exposure confirmed

Island Health confirms two new cases of measles infection

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