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August 7, 2020

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard-August 7

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August 7, 2020

Pioneering GP Oncologist Dr. Margaret Smith Retires

Victoria General Practitioner Oncologist, Dr. Margaret Smith retired from her medical practice earlier this summer. Dr. Smith grew up in Edmonton, graduating medical school at the University of Alberta in 1976 before moving to Victoria. The blend of science and helping people drew her to a career in medicine. ​

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August 6, 2020

Island Health Medical Staff COVID-19 Updates August 6

A summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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August 6, 2020

VP Pandemic Planning Update: August 6, 2020

“This has been an opportunity for everyone to see what a ‘whole of society’ approach looks like and what is required.” ~ Ryan Wainwright, Emergency Management British Columbia

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August 6, 2020

Congratulations Dr Mitch Zelman, Canadian Pediatric Society awards of distinction

Dr Mitch Zelman, who came to the island to join the Nanaimo group in 2017, has been awarded the 2021 Distinguished Community Paediatrician Award.

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August 4, 2020

Island Health Medical Staff COVID-19 Updates August 4

A summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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August 4, 2020

VP Pandemic Planning Update: August 4, 2020

Don’t pass around drinks, hang-out outside, respect people’s boundaries – these are some of the words of wisdom that Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry shared in her Good Times Guide(link is external) prior to the long weekend.

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August 4, 2020

Student Practice Education Guideline for HealthCare Settings during the COVID-19 Pandemic

New BCCDC guidelines for health care student practice including information for preceptors/clinicians supervising students during the pandemic

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August 4, 2020

Letter from the Provincial Health Officer on testing prior to travel in B.C.

Re: COVID-19 testing prior to travel is not available to travelers from British Columbia, Canada

We recognize that some countries require COVID-19 testing or proof of negative test results prior to entry.

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August 4, 2020

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard-August 4

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