News

October 20, 2020

Island Health Staff and Medical Staff Clinics now open

Getting a flu shot is particularly important this year, not only for influenza prevention, but to stay healthy while COVID-19 circulates in our communities.  

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October 20, 2020

Virtual Town Hall Today

Hear from the CEO; VP Pandemic Planning; Chief Medical Health Officer and other senior leaders for current updates and answers to your questions.

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October 19, 2020

VP Pandemic Planning & Chief MHO Joint Update: October 19, 2020

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, offered some reassuring words today about a ‘second wave’: “One can say we are in the second wave of the COVID-19 storm in BC, but we have control over what that wave looks like,” she said. “There continues to be transmission in many parts of our province, but this is expected. This virus has not gone away, but we’re not seeing exponential growth.”

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October 19, 2020

3 new case today, Island Health total 243

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard-October 19

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October 16, 2020

VP Pandemic Planning & Chief MHO Joint Update: October 16, 2020

​​​​​​​The provincial election is just over a week away and advanced voting locations are now open throughout the province. To ensure the safety of voters, election workers and candidates, Elections BC has COVID-19 safety plans in place for all in-person voting locations.

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October 16, 2020

1 new case today, Island Health total 240

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard-October 16

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October 15, 2020

Island Health Medical Staff Updates October 15

A summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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October 15, 2020

NEW! and Revised Order Sets available - July to October 1 2020

NEW and REVISED Order Sets now available. Island Health log-in required to access documents.

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October 15, 2020

2 new cases today, Island Health total 239

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard-October 15

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October 15, 2020

Island Health seeking physicians and NPs for temporary COVID-19 testing work

Island Health is expanding COVID-19 testing services in Victoria and Nanaimo and is seeking physicians and nurse practitioners (privileged and non-privileged) to work and collect nasopharyngeal samples.

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