Nanaimo, Oceanside, Alberni-Clayoquot

Nanaimo, Oceanside, Alberni-Clayoquot

From city streets to mountain tops to open Pacific Ocean, the diverse coastal communities of middle Vancouver Island face many health challenges. The city of Nanaimo in particular, continues to grow as a health services hub. However, the region's needs are broadly distributed in culturally distinct locations. Whether it’s supporting search and rescue in the rain forest or working with at-risk urban youth, Island Health is here.

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Vancouver Island Partnership Accord Renews Commitment for First Nation’s Health Outcomes

A renewed commitment to improve the health and wellness outcomes of all First Nations people living in the Island Health region has been made.

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Preventing long COVID in children a cause for vaccination

When 8 year old Olivia Gooch tested positive for COVID-19 in early January 2022, her parents expected the illness would be mild, as it often is in children. However, after 10 days Olivia’s condition still included a severe dry cough, shortness of breath, fatigue and a low-grade fever. 

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A Family Tradition: Three Generations of Nursing Care

A Family Tradition: Three Generations of Nursing Care

Donna McLeod, Shelley McLeod-Garner and Michelle King share something beyond genes.

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Locations in this Community

Bamfield Health Centre

Bamfield Health Centre

353 Bamfield Rd
P.O. Box 40
Bamfield, B.C. 
V0R 1B0

250-728-3312

Central Island Access Services at Brooks Landing - Children, Youth and Families

Central Island Access Services at Brooks Landing - Children, Youth & Families

#203 - 2000 Island Hwy
Nanaimo, B.C.
V9S 5W3

250-739-5710

Nanaimo pain program

Central Island Pain Program at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

1200 Dufferin Crescent
Nanaimo, B.C. 
V9S 2B7

250-739-5978

Clearview Community Medical Detox - Nanaimo - Substance Use

967 Haliburton St
Nanaimo, B.C.
V9R 6N5

250-739-5891

Services offered in this Community