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Campbell River physician wins health leadership award

CAMPBELL RIVER – Emergency Room physician Dr. Jeffrey Beselt is being nationally recognized for his inspirational leadership and commitment to culturally inclusive health care.

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An Island Health first - Protection Services Officer receives international bravery award

VANCOUVER ISLAND – With tremendous pride, Island Health celebrates a Protection Services Officer who was honoured in Chicago this week for an incredible act of bravery on the job.

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Learn how to save a life!

VICTORIA – Here’s your chance to learn simple techniques that could potentially save someone’s life through hands-only CPR and with the assistance of automatic external defibrillator (AED).

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Baby Hugging Program at Victoria General Hospital Gets Some Love

Victoria – Today marks the first anniversary of the launch of Island Health’s Huggies® No Baby Unhugged® program at Victoria General Hospital (VGH).

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Cumberland Regional Hospital Laundry joins Island Health

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland Regional Hospital Laundry Society (CRHLS) workers and Island Health are celebrating a new relationship.

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More than 100,000 visits to Island Health overdose prevention sites

VICTORIA – Since opening in December 2016, Island Health’s overdose prevention and supervised consumption services (OPS/SCS) have supported people in the communities they serve – with more than 100,000 visits, 820 overdose reversals and zero deaths.

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Island Health Magazine Spring 2018

Learn about joint replacement surgery, tips for safe gardening, read an article on how to share the dinner prep workload along with some easy meal ideas. All this and more, including a message from our new CEO, Kathy MacNeil.

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Online STI testing program reduces barriers and reaches more people on Vancouver Island

VICTORIA – A first of its kind online testing program has been successfully reaching people who are seeking testing for sexually-transmitted infections (STI) and blood borne diseases.

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Island Health Board of Directors to meet in Courtenay

ISLAND WIDE - Island Health’s Board of Directors will hold its next public forum in Courtenay.

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Public Notice: Illness associated with herring eggs – Vancouver Island

The First Nations Health Authority and Island Health would like to confirm that Vibrio cholerae bacteria has been found in both herring eggs and water samples collected in the French Creek area and Qualicum Bay closure areas.

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