News

Ladysmith COVID-19 immunization clinic to temporarily relocate due to extreme heat

Due to the forecast heat wave and the lack of air conditioning at the COVID-19 immunization clinic in Ladysmith, Island Health will temporarily relocate the Aggie Hall location.

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New Cowichan District Hospital community information session Wednesday, June 30

The presentation will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a question and answer session.

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Currents Summer 2021

Read about your colleagues’ activities, learn about Island Health programs, celebrate achievements and see lots of photos of Island Health employees at work and play.

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Walk-in spots, additional appointments available at COVID-19 immunization clinics

People aged 12+ can now get their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at an Island Health mass immunization clinic without an appointment.

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Expanding Lady Minto Hospital

A $10.4 million expansion project will bring improvements to emergency department patient care and privacy at Lady Minto Hospital.

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Temporary clinic at Woodgrove Centre provides walk-in access to first-dose vaccination

People aged 12 and older can now get their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a temporary walk-in immunization clinic at Woodgrove Centre.

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Island Health honours the children located in Kamloops with moment of silence on June 21

The moment of silence was observed at 2:15 p.m. across all Island Health sites.

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New Public Health location opens in Port Alberni

Island Health is excited to announce the opening of its new, permanent location for Public Health Services in Port Alberni. On May 25, the Port Alberni Public Health team began providing service in the new space at 202 – 4152 Redford Street.

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Island Health Magazine Summer 2021

The summer issue of Island Health magazine includes information on the COVID vaccine; a feature on planning ahead for retirement; Primary Care Networks explained and an in-depth look at the drug-poisoning crisis and some of the projects taking place as part of Island Health’s response.

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Island Health is recognizing PRIDE throughout the month of June

We are in a time of reckoning. We are listening with greater openness to truths of others, accepting that we all have very different experiences in the world depending on the colour of our skin, indigeneity, ability, sex, gender identity and expression, or sexual orientation.

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