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October 8, 2021

South Island MSA Enewsletter Submission

As of October 4th, medical staff working in acute areas at Victoria General Hospital (VGH), except for Perinatal, went live with the activation of electronic clinical documentation. This follows the go-live for medical staff at RJH that began on September 20. Over the first three weeks of activation at RJH and VGH, more than 400 service tickets were logged by medical staff, of which 80% have been actioned and closed.

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October 8, 2021

Guidelines for Request for Exemption Process for Health Care Workers affected by the PHO Orders

The purpose of this document is to clarify who can submit a request for exemption from a PHO orders requirements, how a request is approved, how a person can be considered for an vaccination exemption, what steps to follow to properly document it and much more. COVID-19 Medical Deferral form is included.

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October 8, 2021

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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October 8, 2021

Update: Outbreak declared over at Victoria Chinatown Care Centre Long-Term Care

Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Victoria Chinatown Care Centre long-term care home in Victoria.

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October 8, 2021

Updated: Adverse Events Following Immunization

Updated to include information on how to access paramedic assessment and treatment records from BC Emergency Health Services, to support the AEFI report following a suspected anaphylaxis.

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October 7, 2021

77 New Cases, Island Health Total 9,126

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 7, 2021

B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

As of Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, 88.5% (4,103,158) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.1% (3,804,517) received their second dose.

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October 7, 2021

World Mental Health Day is Sunday, October 10!

World Mental Health Day on October 10 provides a welcome reminder to check in with ourselves and with others. The 2021 theme for World Mental Health Day is Mental health care for all: let’s make it a reality. The day’s focus is on the impact COVID-19 continues to have on mental health.

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October 6, 2021

Island Health Medical Staff Bulletin

Island Health Medical Staff Bulletin - October 6, 2021

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October 6, 2021

Primary Care Update

This week's Primary Care update includes information about the updated mandatory vaccination PHO, COVID-19 Zoom Update for Primary Care, COVID-19 Testing for Primary Care Providers and Healthcare Workers and much more.

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