News

December 23, 2022

Happy Holidays From Dr. Ben Williams

A Happy Holidays Message From Dr. Ben Williams.

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December 23, 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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December 23, 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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December 21, 2022

Happy Holidays from the Island Health Accreditation team!

​The Island Health Accreditation team thanks you all for a fantastic year full of everyday learning and improvement!

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December 21, 2022

Clinical Order Set Change- Rabies Post-Exposure Prophylaxis

The paper/electronic Rabies Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (RPEP) (Module) order set has been revised.

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December 21, 2022

A Holiday Message from the CEO

A Holiday Message from CEO Kathy MacNeill.

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December 21, 2022

Artic outflow warning issued for Greater Victoria and Southern Gulf Islands

Environment Canada has issued an Artic outflow warning for Greater Victoria and the Southern Gulf Islands for Wednesday night into Thursday, bringing bitter cold and strong winds.

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December 21, 2022

Island Health launches texting service for drug-poisoning advisories

An Island Health service focused on notifying subscribed community members about drug-poisoning overdose advisories by text message.

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December 20, 2022

Hazardous weather and getting to work

Snow has arrived throughout the Island Health region making it challenging to get to work. Check Environment Canada for the latest forecast in your area. If you're not able to drive in the snow, the Vancouver Island Toyota 4 x 4 Club has once again offered to help those in need of a ride. See more info here .

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December 20, 2022

Sing along with the Physician Quality Improvement team!

With the shorter days and colder weather, we all know what it's time for - the annual holiday song from the PQI and SQI teams! Join Dr. Alex Hoechsmann in a Quality Improvement-focused rendition of one of your festive favourites.

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