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October 6, 2021

B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

As of Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, 88.4% (4,098,733) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 81.9% (3,797,462) received their second dose.

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October 6, 2021

Medical Health Officers (MHO) Newsletters delivered to your inbox

To receive the MHO newsletter directly via email please contact your local Medical Health Office administrative support to be added to the distribution list

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October 6, 2021

88 New Cases, Island Health Total 9,049

This document includes information on: case count by status, case count by geography, number of new cases per day, case exposures and an exposure legend.

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October 6, 2021

Planning Influenza Clinics for Primary Care Providers

Information, guidance and FAQs that will assist medical clinics in operationalizing vaccine service (e.g. ordering, cold chain, AFIs, etc).

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October 6, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving - a message from Island Health President & CEO Kathy MacNeil

​Thanksgiving is a time to reflect as we come together with family and friends to celebrate the fall harvest and give thanks while recognizing the colonial roots of this day at a time of truth as we learn the story of our country.

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October 6, 2021

Palliative Perspectives Newsletter

A palliative approach to care improves the quality of life for those living with a life-limiting illness. It is not limited to final days or weeks. Inside this edition find resources, stories, and inspiration that you can use where you work!

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October 6, 2021

MHSU Update - September 2021

Highlights in this newsletter include: Appreciation for Staff Supporting the Underserved, Mental Health Act Update, Strategic Clinical Network Launched and Zoë Light Receives Award of Excellence.

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October 6, 2021

COVID-19 Situation Report

This BCCDC report provides weekly data and refers to pandemic phases defined by population-level changes.

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October 6, 2021

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

Epi-Week 39 Cases: September 26 to October 2, 2021

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October 6, 2021

Pandemic Planning COVID-19 Update

An updated order for LTC/AL takes affect next Tuesday, October 13th. Changes include a provision for health care workers who get their first dose by October 12th – to allow them to continue working with a commitment to get their second dose within 35 days. Dr. Henry said the intention of the order is not to penalize somebody if they made the decision to be vaccinated.

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