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Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak over at Mount St. Mary Hospital long-term care home

Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Mount St. Mary Hospital long-term care home. 

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Island Health overdose awareness campaign aims to reach men who use drugs alone

Island Health overdose awareness campaign aims to reach men who use drugs alone.

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Island Health response to correspondence on North Island Laboratory services

The following is a response sent to community members by Island Health’s Vice President for Clinical Operations for Central and North Island:  

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COVID-19 outbreak over at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

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

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COVID-19 outbreak at Craigdarroch long-term care home in Victoria

Island Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Craigdarroch long-term care home in Victoria.

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Health-care workers need your help

The third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is here and like all of us, our health-care teams are ready to put the pandemic behind them.

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The First Nations Health Authority and Island Health Stand in solidarity with Stz’uminus First Nation to Promote Awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

We are saddened and disappointed by the vandalism that occurred last weekend near Ladysmith involving the removal of red dresses that were on display along the Island Highway to bring awareness to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG).

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Island Health advises of increase in overdoses across the region

Island Health is urging people to use strategies to stay safer when using drugs. Due to the toxic drug supply, there is currently an increase in overdoses across the Island. Island Health has issued overdose advisories for Victoria, Nanaimo, Comox Valley and Campbell River. 

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Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Mount St. Mary long-term care home, updates outbreak at NRGH

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared in two houses at Mount St. Mary long-term care home in Victoria, and additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified related to the outbreak at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH).

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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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