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Island Health Medical Staff COVID-19 Updates May 13

  • Provincial and Island Health Data

 

New Cases

Total cases

Total Recovered

Total currently hospitalized (ICU)

Total Deaths

BC

16

2,376

1,859

59 (14)

132

Island Health

0

125

115

1 (0)

5

  • Provincial state of emergency extended to May 26 (news release).
  • Oxygen Therapy and Intubation for COVID-19
  • COVID-19 Testing BCCDC Guidelines
    • Update only to swabs validated and available for use in BC: Copan (red or blue top), Hologic Aptima Unisex, and VWR Starplex (medical staff website)

Upcoming webinars & rounds:

  • *Tomorrow* Thursday May 14, 8am Managing COVID-19 Patients in the Rural ER: Diagnosis to Transport and Everything in Between (medical staff website)
  • *Tomorrow* Thursday May 14, 7pm COVID-19 Update: Office-Based Primary Care-Safety for Your Patients, Your Staff, and Yourself (medical staff website)

 

Town Hall:

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If you have any questions, please email MedStaffEngagement@viha.ca