News

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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October 15, 2020

Ethics Week 2020: Navigating Pandemic Dilemmas

Please join the Ethics team for a series of facilitated Zoom conversations during the week of November 2-8!​​

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October 15, 2020

VP Pandemic Planning & Chief MHO Joint Update: October 14, 2020

This week we are moving to updates three times a week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday). Monday was a stat holiday, which means today is our first report out in six days.

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October 14, 2020

2 new cases today, Island Health total 237

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard-October 14

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October 13, 2020

UBC Primary Health Care Virtual Lunch and Learn October 16

Hear from a diverse panel of experts and program advisors, and learn more UBC’s new graduate certificate in primary health care.

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October 13, 2020

10 new cases today, Island Health total 235

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard-October 13

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October 9, 2020

Island Health Laboratory Updates

Learn about the October 14 thyroid function testing algorithm update, the impending removal of pO2 results from venous blood gas reports and an update to concurrent Amylase and Lipase requests.

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October 9, 2020

BCCDC Geographic Distribution of COVID-19 by Local Health Area of Case Residence ​

BCCDC released a provincial map of COVID-19 cases in each local health area.

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October 9, 2020

2 new cases today, Island Health total 225

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard-October 9

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October 8, 2020

Island Health Medical Staff Updates October 8

A summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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