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Island Health’s flu season mask-up policy for visitors comes into effect December 2, 2019

To help protect patients, staff and the public from the flu, Island Health’s mask-up visitor policy starts December 2.

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Island Health administrator appointed at Nanaimo Seniors Village

An administrator has been temporarily appointed by the Island Health Board of Directors to manage and oversee the day-to-day operations of Nanaimo Seniors Village.

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Currents Fall/Winter 2019

This issue of Currents features Cowichan Lodge's car display, Aboriginal Care Pharmacists, Men's Heart Support Group and much more.

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Urgent, primary care centre planned for Victoria

People living in Victoria will soon have better access to team-based everyday health care with the opening of the city's first urgent and primary care centre (UPCC).

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Community Wellness Granting Program call for applications

People on Vancouver Island will benefit from up to $800,000 in community wellness grants that are once again being provided by Island Health to improve the health and well-being of Island residents.

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Film documents palliative care conversations between W̱SÁNEĆ First Nations and partners

Ensuring that Indigenous community members receive culturally safe care is the crux of the Journey Home project.

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More long-term care support for people in the Comox Valley

People in the Comox Valley will soon have access to a new long-term care facility that will provide 126 publicly-funded long-term and hospice care beds.

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Do you really have time for the flu? Get immunized. Get protected.

It’s time to invest in yourself – your health, your family and your community – with a flu shot.

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New Ladysmith Medical Daycare offers multitude of benefits

In addition to building capacity in the Ladysmith urgent care department, the dedicated medical daycare room is ensuring that Ladysmith patients can receive the care they need, close to home.

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South Island and Gulf Islands Home Support Transition

On November 1, 2019, home support services that were previously delivered by Beacon Community Services transitioned to Island Health.

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