News

October 28, 2020

Gabriola Island Gets Immunized

Hundreds of Gabriola Islanders received influenza immunizations last weekend, without leaving the comfort of their vehicles. The doctors from the Gabriola Medical Clinic administered almost 700 vaccine doses in a few hours with a pop-up drive-thru flu and pneumonia vaccination clinic.

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October 27, 2020

Mental Health Act Information - New webinar date

Knowing your responsibilities as a physician, leader, admin, or health care provider can be overwhelming, confusing and challenging when the Mental Health Act of BC is involved. 

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October 27, 2020

No new cases today, Island Health total 250

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard-October 27

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October 27, 2020

Physician Education Newsletter & Needs Assessment

The Island Medical Program’s fall newsletter includes a message from Dr. Chris Morrow, information on virtual learning opportunities, Island-based needs assessment, and giving care while you take care. 

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October 26, 2020

VP Pandemic Planning & Chief MHO Joint Update: October 26, 2020

Over the weekend, B.C. saw the largest increase of cases since the start of the pandemic. As many new cases are a direct result of social gatherings in private homes, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced a new provincial order that limits gatherings in private homes to no more than immediate household members, plus a maximum of six others.

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October 26, 2020

No new cases today, Island Health total 250

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard-October 26

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October 26, 2020

COVID-19 Situation Report

This BCCDC report provides weekly data and refers to pandemic phases defined by population-level changes. 

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October 26, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Therapy Guidance

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

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October 23, 2020

VP Pandemic Planning & Chief MHO Joint Update: October 23, 2020

In the past two days, almost 500 people have been diagnosed with  confirmed COVID-19 in B.C. Much of this spike has occurred in the Fraser Health region, with many cases attributed to family gatherings, including weddings, funerals, and social events over the Thanksgiving long weekend. 

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October 23, 2020

One new case today, Island Health total 250

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard-October 23

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