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New Wi-Fi connects hospital patients and visitors

Salt Spring Island – Free public Wi-Fi is now available to patients and visitors at Lady Minto Hospital thanks to financial support from the Lady Minto Hospital Auxiliary and Lady Minto Hospital Foundation.

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New Wi-Fi connects hospital patients and visitors

Duncan – Free public Wi-Fi is now available to patients and visitors at the Cowichan District Hospital thanks to the Cowichan District Hospital Auxiliary and the Cowichan District Hospital Foundation who have fully funded this initiative.

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New Wi-Fi connects WCGH patients and visitors

Port Alberni – Patients and visitors at West Coast General Hospital can stay connected via free Wi-Fi, a new services supported by the West Coast General Hospital Foundation. 

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Island Health Board of Directors to meet in the Cowichan Valley

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

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Back to School Tips to Combat Anxiety & Stress

Vancouver Island – School starts next week and while some children may be excited to see friends and get back into a routine, other children will feel anxious and worried.

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Power Lunches! Back to School Nutrition Tips

Vancouver Island – It’s time to start thinking outside the brown bag! As children and teens head back to class they will need more than just books and pens to have a successful year, they will also need healthy, nutritious and interesting snacks and lunches.

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A healthy return to school is as easy as 1 – 2 – 3

Vancouver Island – Students are heading back to school in a week and Island Health wants to help them make sure it’s a happy and healthy year. There are three simple ways to make the school year more successful:

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Work begins on new Tofino General Hospital helipad

Tofino – Helicopter access to Tofino General Hospital will resume in early 2019, thanks to a strong community partnership between Island Health, the Tofino General Hospital Foundation and the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District.

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Baby Party! NICU Reunion

Victoria – Victoria General Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is hosting its 34th annual reunion party for ‘graduates’ of the unit.

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Traffic and parking changes at North Island Hospital Campbell River

Campbell River - Starting Monday, August 13, a new and permanent main vehicle entrance/exit for the North Island Hospital Campbell River campus will open off of 2nd Avenue.

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