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Island Health Medical Staff COVID-19 Updates May 5

Island Health Medical Staff COVID-19 Updates May 5

 

  • Provincial and Island Health Data

 

New Cases

Total cases

Total Recovered

Total currently hospitalized (ICU)

Total Deaths

BC

8

2,232

1,472

78 (21)

121

Island Health

0

124

105

3 (0)

4

  • May 5 is the International Day of the Midwife
    • Today is the International Day of the Midwife. Thank you to all midwives across Island Health for providing excellent care to newborns and mothers (medical staff website).
  • CEO/Chief Medical Health Officer Update May 5 (medical staff website).
    • Alert for workers of Kearl Lake Oil Sands.
    • 45 bed emergency response center in Victoria’s Save On Food Memorial Arena.

Webinars/Education opportunities

  • Thursday, May 7, 8am Rural COVID-19 Rounds: Ask a Rural Internist. Dr. Chester Morris (Duncan) (medical staff website)
  • Thursday May 7, 6pm Virtual Care Supports: Getting Patients Back to Practice (medical staff website)

National Physicians’ Day

  • As a tribute to the many dedicated physicians in our region, we are sharing stories of some of our physicians. Further to the stories we shared Thursday, Friday and yesterday, learn more about Dr. Chloe Lemire-Elmore today (medical staff website).   

 

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