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Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak over at Longlake Chateau independent living facility

Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Longlake Chateau independent living facility in Nanaimo.  With the implementation of comprehensive strategies to prevent and respond to COVID-19, there are no longer any COVID-19 cases related to the outbreak at the facility.

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Update to COVID-19 outbreak at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

Island Health’s outbreak response has identified one additional patient case related to the COVID-19 outbreak declared on April 14 in the High Intensity Rehab Unit at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH).

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Update to COVID-19 outbreak at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

Island Health’s outbreak response has identified one additional case related to the outbreak declared on April 14 in the High Intensity Rehab Unit at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH).

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COVID-19 outbreak at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

Island Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH).

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With COVID-19 surging, now is not the time to travel or gather indoors

Island Health is urging people to avoid the high-risk activities that have pushed COVID-19 cases to an all-time high throughout our region.

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Next steps taken for new Cowichan District Hospital

People in the Cowichan Valley are closer to a modern hospital as significant milestones have been reached, including the land transfer and the issuing of a request for proposals (RFP).

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More than 100,000 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered within Island Health

More than 100,000 residents in our region have now received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Update to the COVID-19 outbreak at Longlake Chateau

Island Health’s outbreak response has identified three additional cases of COVID-19 related to the outbreak declared at Longlake Chateau independent living facility in Nanaimo.

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COVID-19 outbreak at Longlake Chateau independent living facility in Nanaimo

Island Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Longlake Chateau independent living facility in Nanaimo. Five residents have tested positive for COVID-19 at the site. Communication with residents and families is underway.

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MyHealth enrollment tops 100,000

More than 100,000 Vancouver Island residents are now signed up for MyHealth, a secure online website where patients and families can conveniently access personal health information for care and services provided by Island Health. 

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