News

September 8, 2022

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

Epi-Week 35 Cases August 28 to September 3, 2022.

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September 8, 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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September 8, 2022

Therapy in Adult Pregnant Patients with COVID 19

BCCDC Clinical Guidance Document updated as follows: Under the Severely Ill section – Baricitinib information added to the immunomodulatory therapy section, under Mildly Ill – Monoclonal antibodies replaced Sotrovimab content.

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September 7, 2022

Primary Care Update

The latest guidance on the COVID-19 bivalent Moderna booster, the 2022/23 Influenza vaccination campaign, total COVID-19 vaccines administered to date data, BCCDC resources and more.

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September 7, 2022

Ethics Lunch & Learn September 13th 2022!

Please save the zoom details in your calendar and join the Island Health Ethics team in an engaging clinical ethics discussion at the September Ethics Lunch & Learn!

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September 7, 2022

Accreditation Essentials - Open Mic Q&A Sept 8 2022

Join the Island Health Accreditation team for our Accreditation Essentials Open Mic Q&A this Thursday, September 8th from 1-1:45pm!

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September 7, 2022

Fall COVID-19 Vaccination Boosters Update

Island Health's public health teams and community pharmacies are preparing to offer COVID-19 booster shots to everyone aged 5 and older this fall. Health care workers are a priority population for the fall vaccine rollout.

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September 7, 2022

PCS Team Update - New Roles & Structure

The Primary Care Strategy team is excited to share news about changes on their team.

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September 7, 2022

Sweet Tweets

​​A simple message of appreciation, whether given or received, can unite and uplift us in challenging times. Countless patients, clients and families want to acknowledge the challenges facing staff and medical staff and thank them for their dedication, but those messages don't always make it to you.

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September 7, 2022

Fall booster doses, bivalent vaccine available soon

People will soon be able to get better protection against COVID-19, as the Province rolls out the new combination bivalent vaccine through its fall booster program.

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