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January 8, 2021

Updated PPE During COVID-19 Pandemic

 PPE doffing guidelines have been updated.

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January 8, 2021

Updated: AGMPs and PPE Requirements: Patients Suspected, Confirmed or at Risk of COVID-19

AGMPs and PPE Requirements has been updated; please see the Symptoms and Exposures sections on page 2, and the last two rows of the Aerosol Generating Procedure PPE Guide table on page 3.

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January 8, 2021

30 new cases today, Island Health total 1,080

There are 27 active cases in the north, 96 central and 41 in the south island.

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January 7, 2021

Island Health Medical Staff Updates

A summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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January 7, 2021

Province-wide restrictions Updated

 By order and direction of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), all individuals, places of work and businesses in B.C. must significantly reduce their level of social interactions and travel.

 

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January 7, 2021

Acting President & CEO and Chief MHO Joint Update

While we hadn’t planned to have an end of day update today, we felt it important to share information from today’s provincial update with you now instead of waiting until our regular end of day note on Friday.

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January 7, 2021

Outbreak and case information | Long-Term Care, Assisted Living & Independent Living Facilities

A weekly report for Long-Term Care, Assisted Living & Independent Living Facilitates for Wednesday December 30, 2020 to Wednesday January 6, 2021

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January 7, 2021

Island Health expands COVID-19 vaccination clinics to central and north Vancouver Island

Island Health is administering COVID-19 immunizations to health care workers in long-term care in the central and north Vancouver Island regions beginning today.

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January 7, 2021

21 new cases reported today, Island Health total 1050

There are 26 active cases in the north, 73 central and 53 in the south island.

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January 6, 2021

Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence in Nanaimo COVID-19 Outbreak | Update

Island Health’s outbreak response has identified two additional cases of COVID-19 related to the outbreak which was declared at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence long-term care home in Nanaimo.

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