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July 23, 2021

B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

As of Friday, July 23, 2021, 80.3% (3,723,154) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 58.1% (2,692,024) have received their second dose.

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July 23, 2021

9 new cases, Island Health total 5211

Posted on: July 23, 2021

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July 23, 2021

BCCDC COVID-19 Long Term Care, Assisted Living & Independent Living Report

A weekly update for Long-Term Care, Assisted Living & Independent Living Facilities.

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July 23, 2021

Pandemic Planning COVID-19 Update

As we continue to push to reach 85% vaccination in Island Health, recent data from the BCCDC shows just how effective vaccination is at stopping COVID-19. In the month of June, 98% of all new COVID-19 cases were in people who were unvaccinated or partially vaccinated.

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July 22, 2021

2 new cases, Island Health total 5202

Posted on: July 22, 2021

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July 22, 2021

B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

As of Thursday, July 22, 2021, 80.2% (3,717,929) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 56.9% (2,636,377) have received their second dose.

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July 22, 2021

Discharge of Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 Patients

An adult COVID-19-positive patient meeting the criteria provided in this document can be considered for discharge.

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July 22, 2021

Updated: PPE During COVID-19 Pandemic

Medical guidance from the BC Centre for Disease Control/BC Ministry of Health and Island Health’s Infection Prevention and Control, on the appropriate use of PPE by a healthcare provider and when items of PPE need to be worn for safety and protection against COVID-19.

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July 22, 2021

Updated: Masking FAQ's and Policy's

These documents include new questions and answers, recent questions and answers/updated responses and Island Health and provincial expectations for the use of face masks in the workplace at Island Health.

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July 22, 2021

Memo From The President & CEO

Kathy MacNeil is both sad and excited to share that Victoria Schmid, Island Health’s Vice President – Pandemic Planning, and Executive Lead – Experience, will be leaving Island Health to take on the role as the first Chief Executive Officer of the recently established BC Health Care Occupational Health and Safety Society. Her last day at Island Health will be August 27th. 

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