Coronavirus Updates

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

CDC BC Centre for Disease Control COVID-19 Resource Page
(Last updated: June 18)

Medical Staff Memos & CEO/Chief MHO Updates
(Last updated: June 17, 2021)

Island Health Town Hall Meetings
(Last updated: May 13)

Daily COVID-19 Bulletins and News
(Last updated: June 17, 2021)

BCGov BC Government Updates 
(Last updated: June 18, 2021)



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

(Last updated: May 7)

Patient Care

MagnifineGlass Testing Guidance
(Last updated: May 13)

Testing and Assessment Clinics
(Last updated: May 14)


Treatment and Medication guidance
(Last updated: May 11)

(Last updated: May 13)

Code Blue Recommendations in Acute Care
(Last updated: April 30)

Handling COVID-19 suspected or positive decedents (click here). 
(Last updated: April 2 )


Patient Resources
(Last updated: May 13)

Virtual Care

Virtual Care Information
(Last updated: May 12)

Discipline Specific

Primary Care

Primary Care
(Last updated: June 17, 2021)


Long-term Care 
(Last updated: June 18, 2021)


Maternity Care & Pediatrics

(Last updated: June 14, 2021)


Mental Health Substance Use
(Last updated: May 7)

Personal Protective Equipment 


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Utilization
(Last updated: June 2 )

Donning & Doffing Personal Protective Equipment
(Last updated: March 19, 201)

Clickhere N-95 Respirator Fit Testing & Reporting
(Last updated: March 22, 2021 ) 

Medical Staff Personnel


Medical Staff Personnel

Information on self isolation, quarantine, re-deployment and more

(Last updated: April 30)


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.