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May 7, 2021

16 new cases, Island Health total 4,771

Posted on: May 7, 2021

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May 7, 2021

Updated COVID-19 Therapy Guidance

Updates for documents: Clinical Reference Group Recommendation: Therapies for COVID-19, Therapeutic Committee Report on Therapies for COVID-19: Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendations & Antimicrobial and Immunomodulatory Therapy in Adult Patients with COVID-19

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May 7, 2021

Vaccine program accelerating, people aged 40+ to book next week

As more than 1.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine arrive in B.C. communities in May, the Province is stepping up its immunization rollout and delivering life-saving vaccines to people.

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May 7, 2021

BCCDC COVID-19 Long Term Care, Assisted Living & Independent Living Report

A weekly update for Long-Term Care, Assisted Living & Independent Living Facilities.

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May 6, 2021

Implementation of Indigenous Patient Navigator Position at San Peninsula Hospital Emergency Department

Did you know that the Emergency Department Team at San Peninsula Hospital has hired an Indigenous Patient Navigator (IPN) to facilitate improved access to healthcare services, and to support Indigenous patients in feeling safe and comfortable when accessing Emergency services? This is a new non-clinical role that provides a safe companion for patients in our care, and a welcomed educator for our staff and patients alike.

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May 6, 2021

Healthcare Provider Q&A

This Q&A document includes general information about COVID-19 vaccines and questions and answers specific to the vaccines currently in use in BC.

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May 6, 2021

Palliative Perspectives Newsletter - May 2021

Whether palliative care is part of your daily work in community, palliative care units, hospices and long term care, or you integrate palliative dimensions into care for those with life limiting illness in acute care units and community health services, we celebrate you and the work you do!

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May 6, 2021

President & CEO and Chief MHO Joint Update

A relieved Dr. Bonnie Henry said today, “What we are doing right now in BC is working, and saving lives.” Rates of transmission, hospitalizations and ICU admissions are decreasing, and immunizations are going up.

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May 6, 2021

Island Health Medical Staff Updates

Island Health Medical Staff Updates-May 6

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May 6, 2021

17 new cases, Island Health total 4,755

Posted on: May 6, 2021

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