News

September 13, 2022

Important updates for Perkopolis users

Perkopolis is Island Health’s employee perk provider, offering discounts on shoes, clothing, household items, mobility carriers, internet services, electronics, travel and more!

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September 13, 2022

EPMO Offers Lunch n Learn on JIRA Tool

In this course you will learn key JIRA concepts like issues, projects, and boards.

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September 12, 2022

You're Invited - Next Town Hall Sept 13

The next VIRTUAL TOWN HALL is happening tomorrow Tuesday, September 13th from 12-1PM.

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September 12, 2022

Wellness Webinars for September

Register in the Learning Hub any of these free Health and Wellness webinars.

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September 12, 2022

Air Quality Statement for Expanded/Extended

Staff/volunteers, clients and patients should stay inside if they have breathing difficulties. Find an indoor place that's cool and ventilated. Using an air conditioner that cools and filters air may help.

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September 12, 2022

The Return of the Great Island Health Sepsis Challenge

To recognize Sepsis Awareness Month this September, Island health is once again marking the occasion with the Great Island Health Sepsis Challenge. This short online quiz will test your knowledge of sepsis – a life threatening organ dysfunction caused by the body’s response to an infection.

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September 9, 2022

Updated: Clinical Guidance on COVID- 19 Vaccines for Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

BCCDC guidance document includes updates as follows: Information about anyone in British Columbia who is 6 months and older is eligible for COVID-19 immunization, 3rd & second boosters ( 4th or 5th doses), intervals between doses and more.

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September 9, 2022

Provincial Health Officer Fall Booster Campaign Briefing September 6, 2022

COVID-19 Fall Booster Campaign Briefing from the British Columbia Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry. Topics within this document include: Time for Fall Boosters, Registering Children for their Vaccine, Key Elements of Fall Booster Campaign, Plan for Fall 2022 Booster and more.

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September 8, 2022

BCCDC COVID-19 Long Term Care, Assisted Living & Other Residential Outbreak Report

A weekly update for Long-Term Care, Assisted Living & Other Residential Living Facilities.

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September 8, 2022

Recognize World Sepsis Day on September 13 with the Sepsis Photo Challenge

September 13th marked World Sepsis Day. Each year, 30,000 Canadians are hospitalized due to sepsis. More than 30% will die. At Island Health this amounts to over 1,000 patient admissions annually. In recognition of Sepsis Awareness Month, the Sepsis Quality Improvement Initiative team is launching.

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