While we continue to follow the steps laid out in BC’s Restart Plan, at this time visitor restrictions remain in place at Island Health facilities. 

These are extremely toxic mushrooms that can cause severe illness and may be lethal if ingested by people and especially children. They can be found in various environments around Vancouver Island, and are also dangerous to pets.

Update to COVID-19 outbreak at Tofino General Hospital

Island Health’s outbreak response has identified one additional patient case related to the COVID-19 outbreak declared at Tofino General Hospital (TGH) on October 12.
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Temporary inhalation-focused overdose prevention service to open on Pandora Avenue in Victoria

An interim, publicly accessible inhalation-focused overdose prevention service will soon open in downtown Victoria, as part of ongoing efforts to respond to the drug poisoning public health emergency and save lives of people who use illicit substances. 
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Celebrating Island Health’s Allied Health Professionals

Allied Health Professions Day is celebrated annually on October 14th. It is an international event that originated in England three years ago to celebrate, appreciate and recognize the extraordinary work of the allied health workforce and showcase the impact they make to the delivery of high quality care.
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