News

January 14, 2022

Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Aberdeen Hospital long-term care home over; declares new outbreaks in Nanaimo and Victoria

On January 13th, Island Health declared one long-term care outbreak over, while declaring two new outbreaks at homes in Nanaimo and Victoria.

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January 14, 2022

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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January 14, 2022

New Learning Resource Available: Introduction to Advance Care Planning

We are excited to announce a new Learning Hub module – Introduction to Advance Care Planning.

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January 13, 2022

B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

As of Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, 88.9% (4,433,294) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.3% (4,150,713) have received their second dose.

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January 13, 2022

Boosters available for pregnant women

Effective today, women who are pregnant can book a COVID-19 booster vaccine if it has been at least eight weeks since they received their second vaccine dose.

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January 13, 2022

Education recommendations for COVID-19 Immunizers

It is required that all those involved in immunization activities have their competencies reviewed using the BCCDC COVID-19 Immunization Skills Checklist by the immunization employer, with the exception of Physicians, NPs, and those who have previously completed the BCCDC Immunization Competency Course and BCCDC Immunization Skills Checklist.

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January 12, 2022

Primary Care Update

The latest updates on the COVID-19 Omicron variant, Outpatient Covid Therapeutics Clinics at Island Health, and the roll out of Sotrovimab.

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January 12, 2022

Island Health Medical Staff Bulletin

Island Health Medical Staff Bulletin-January 12, 2022

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January 12, 2022

Geographic distribution of COVID-19 by local health area of case residence

Epi-Week 1 Cases: January 2nd to January 8th, 2022.

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January 12, 2022

COVID-19 Situation Report

This BCCDC report provides weekly data and refers to pandemic phases defined by population-level changes.

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