News

January 6, 2021

Acting President & CEO and Chief MHO Joint Update

This week, we marked an unfortunate milestone, with more than 1,000 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Island Health since the beginning of the pandemic – including a significant increase of 37 cases in the last two days alone. We currently have 144 active cases, with 10 in hospital, including two in critical care.

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January 6, 2021

28 new cases reported today, Island Health total 1,029

There are 29 active cases in the north, 55 central and 58 in the south island.

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January 5, 2021

Island Health Medical Staff Updates

A summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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January 5, 2021

Presentation on COVID-19 Vaccine Research

Join Dr. Hayley Bos on January 13 for a presentation on the stages of vaccine development.

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January 5, 2021

9 new cases reported today, Island Health total 1001

There are 28 active cases in the north, 40 central and 54 in the south island.

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January 5, 2021

Interim guidance for self-collected specimens for acute COVID-19 diagnosis in settings without accessible health services

This guideline describes an overall provincial approach for supporting self-collection in settings without accessible health services.

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January 4, 2021

Acting President & CEO and Chief MHO Joint Update

The New Year is a time of new beginnings – yet as the clock turned from 2020 to 2021, we also look back and reflect on the challenges of the past year, those impacted by illness and those who lost their lives to COVID-19.

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January 4, 2021

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

COVID-19 cases for the most recent 7-day period by local health area of case residence.

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January 4, 2021

64 new cases reported today, Island Health total 992

There are 27 active cases in the north, 34 central and 56 in the south island.

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January 4, 2021

COVID-19 Health-Care Worker Self-Check and Safety Checklist

New BCCDC checklist to help health-care workers check themselves for COVID-19 risk before each shift.

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