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October 14, 2021

47 New Cases, Island Health Total 9,623

This document includes information on: case count by status, case count by geography, number of new cases per day, case exposures and an exposure legend.

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October 14, 2021

B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

As of Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, 89.0% (4,123,354) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.9% (3,842,247) have received their second dose.

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October 14, 2021

Updated: Infection Prevention and Control Guidance on SARS-CoV-2 Variants of Concern

The document is updated to include more information about COVID-19 variants of concern, how the WHO approved vaccines are helping keep Canadians safe, how health care workers can remain safe and protected from COVID-19 and the variants, ongoing support and IPC education for health care workers and much more.

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October 14, 2021

Temporary inhalation-focused overdose prevention service to open on Pandora Avenue in Victoria

An interim, publicly accessible inhalation-focused overdose prevention service will soon open in downtown Victoria, as part of ongoing efforts to respond to the drug poisoning public health emergency and save lives of people who use illicit substances.

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October 14, 2021

COVID-19 Health-Care Worker Self-Check and Safety Checklist

This document was updated to remove physical distancing and quarantine requirements. This checklist is to help health-care workers check themselves for COVID-19 risk before each shift.

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October 14, 2021

Point-of-Care-Risk Assessment (PCRA)

This document was updated to remove physical distancing and quarantine requirements.

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October 13, 2021

Welcome Dr. Dean Kolodziejczyk - Medical Director, Medical Staff Contracts and Compensation

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Dean Kolodziejczyk as the new Medical Director, Medical Staff Contracts and Compensation.

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October 13, 2021

COVID-19 Update for Primary Care: Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers: Developed from October 7th, 2021 Primary Care Session with information current to October 12, 2021.

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October 13, 2021

Welcome Jill Pearman - Medical Director, Medical Staff Credentialing, Privileging and Governance (MSCPG)

We are pleased to welcome Jill Pearman as the new Medical Director, Medical Staff Credentialing, Privileging and Governance (MSCPG).

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October 13, 2021

B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

As of Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, 88.9% (4,120,063) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.7% (3,835,508) have received their second dose.

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