October 20, 2020
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.
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.”
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.
October 15, 2020
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.