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May 19, 2020

BC Family Doctor Day – Dr. Patricia Olsen

To pay tribute to family doctors, the backbone of primary care, and in honour of BC Family Doctor Day, we are profiling some of the amazing family doctors practicing in Island Health.

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May 19, 2020

BC Family Doctor Day – Dr. Manya Sadouski

To pay tribute to family doctors, the backbone of primary care, and in honour of BC Family Doctor Day, we are profiling some of the amazing family doctors practicing in Island Health. Dr. Manya Sadouski is a family doctor on Salt Spring Island.

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May 19, 2020

BC Family Doctors Day

May 19 is BC Family Doctor Day. Within the Island Health region, there are many family doctors dedicated to providing care for our patients and in the community. Today is a day to recognize their hard work and commitment to medicine and primary care. Thank you for everything you do!

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May 16, 2020

CEO & Chief MHO Joint Update: May 16, 2020

In the past weeks, our teams have had to work differently than they ever have in the past. COVID-19 has pushed our system to adapt and accelerate in ways we have never seen before, so that we can respond in a way that supports patients, clients and care providers.

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May 15, 2020

CEO & Chief MHO Joint Update: May 15, 2020

As we begin the first long weekend of summer, we would normally see increasing numbers of tourists in our communities, along with many of us wanting to get out camping and enjoying other activities. Of course, this year will be much different. This weekend people across B.C. will be staying close to home to keep each other and our health system strong.

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May 15, 2020

New Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Community Providers in Clinic Setting

The BC Centre for Disease Control release infection prevention and control guidelines for Community Providers in Clinic Setting.

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May 14, 2020

Island Health Medical Staff COVID-19 Updates May 14

A daily summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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May 14, 2020

CEO & Chief MHO Joint Update: May 14, 2020

Today we had the opportunity to have our bi-weekly virtual meeting with federal, First Nations, municipal, provincial, and regional elected representatives to provide an update on our COVID-19 response and answer questions from attendees. We were appreciative that Al Johnson, Vice President of Prevention Services with WorksafeBC was able to join the call. He provided an overview of the guidelines being created to support the BC Restart Plan.

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May 14, 2020

Virtual Town Hall Tuesday May 19- 12:00-13:00 - Teleconference Only

Our next Virtual Town Hall meeting is Tuesday May 19– 12:00-13:00 – audio only.

Call in to hear from EOC leaders for updates and answers to your questions.

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May 13, 2020

Island Health Medical Staff COVID-19 Updates May 13

A daily summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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