Coronavirus Updates

Information below is for medical staff (Physicians, Midwives, Dentists and Nurse Practitioners).

CoVid Visit the BC Centre for Disease Control COVID-19 page 
(Last updated: April 2)
IH Medical Health Officers Newsletters | From the Office of Dr. Richard Stanwick, CMHO 
(Last updated: March 17 | 16:18)

Island Health Medical Staff Memos 
(Last updated: April 3 | 17:18) 

Island Health Town Hall Meetings
(Last updated: April 3 | 17:22)

BCGov BC Government Updates 
(Last updated: April 3 | 18:24)



(Last updated: April 3 | 17:30)

Information on Emergency Operations Structure, Service Changes, and resources such as signage.

Patient Care

CoVid Testing Guidance
(Last updated: April 2 | 17:02)

Testing and Assessment Clinics
(New: April 3)


Treatment and Medication guidance
(Last updated: March 31 | 16:48)

Handling COVID-19 suspected or positive decedents
(NEW: April 2 | 16:29)


Patient Resources
(Last updated: March 25 | 11:40)

Virtual Care

Virtual Care Infomation
(Last updated: March 23 | 17:20)

Medical Staff Personnel

Info Medical Staff Self-isolation & Physician Quarantine
(Last updated: March 25 | 11:44) 
Info Medical Staff Screening
(Last updated: March 22 | 21:18) 
Info Medical Staff Redeployment
(Last updated: March 19 | 16:57)

Emergency Privileges 
(Last updated: March 20 | 09:21)

Info Health, Wellness and Urgent Support
(Last updated: March 20 | 16:40)

New Ethics Framework
(NEW: April 1)


Doctors of BC Information & CMPA
(Last updated: April 2 | 08:38)

Personal Protective Equipment 


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Utilization
(Updated: April 3)

Personal Protective Equipment donning and doffing videos

Personal Protective Equipment donning and doffing posters

(Last updated: March 12 | 16:30)

Clickhere N-95 Respirator Fit Testing & Reporting
(Last updated: March 20 | 17:26) 

Discipline Specific

General General Physician infographic
Primary Care

Primary Care Package
(Last updated: March 25 | 11:40)


Long-term Care 
(Updated: March 23 | 18:00)


Maternity Maternity Care Package
(New: March 25 | 17:49)
AmbulatoryCare Ambulatory Areas infographic


questions If you did not find the information that you need, please follow the steps below. Send us your questions and we will find you an answer.  
Click here Click here if you are a community primary care physician/NP
Click here Click here for all Island Health medical staff (Physicians,  Midwives, Dentists and Nurse Practitioners) 

Who to call

To discuss severe cases of COVID-19, (i.e. requiring admission to hospital) or patients who have been in contact with previously confirmed cases, phone:

North Island: 1-877-887-8835

Central Island: 1-866-770-7798

South Island: 1-866-665-6626

After Hours: 1.800.204.6166 – MHO

Log on to the Island Health intranet to visit the coronavirus page.