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Traffic and parking changes at North Island Hospital Campbell River

Campbell River - Starting Monday, August 13, a new and permanent main vehicle entrance/exit for the North Island Hospital Campbell River campus will open off of 2nd Avenue.

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New website www.islandhealth.ca

Vancouver Island – Island Health is launching a new public website that is patient-focused, mobile-friendly, location-aware and accessible.

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North Island Hospital heliports in operation

COURTENAY/CAMPBELL RIVER – Island Health is pleased to announce that the two North Island Hospital rooftop heliports will begin operations on August 1.

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Currents Summer 2018

Celebrating Port Alice Health Centre, learning about Lymphoma, therapy dogs, BC Health Care Awards and more.

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Patients wanted! Help shape future care at Island Health

Vancouver Island – The Patient Voices Network (PVN), in collaboration with Island Health, is looking for patient partners to join quality councils and contribute in improving access to care across the health authority.

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Pandora Avenue Supervised Consumption Site officially named “The Harbour”

Victoria – Exactly one month after it opened, the Pandora Avenue Supervised Consumption site has officially been named “The Harbour” – reflecting the service’s purpose to provide a safe place – or harbour – where people can use illegal drugs under supervision by trained health professionals and p

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Early fruiting of death cap mushrooms in Greater Victoria

Victoria - Extremely toxic death cap mushrooms (Amanita phalloides) have been observed growing in Greater Victoria.  Island Health warns these mushrooms can make you sick or kill you if ingested.

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Improving seniors’ care in the Comox Valley

COMOX VALLEY – To strengthen seniors’ care in the Comox Valley, Island Health is opening interim beds to ensure the frail and elderly receive timely, appropriate care in the community.

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Beat the heat as temperatures rise across Island Health

VANCOUVER ISLAND – With temperatures forecast to rise across Vancouver Island, it’s important to know the risks associated with excessive heat and take precautions to stay safe and healthy.  Island Health is reminding people to be aware of the symptoms of heat-related illness, check-in on those a

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Comfort pack donations for survivors

Vancouver Island - The Nanaimo Forensic Nurse Examiner program received 70 pre-packed patient comfort kits from a group of six friends who are putting compassion into action.

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