News

April 1, 2021

Caring Spirit Awards

Congratulations to the physicians who are honoured with Caring Spirit Awards in January, February & March, 2021.

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April 1, 2021

President & CEO and Chief MHO Joint Update

All three variants of concern have now been identified in Island Health by our lab and sent to the BCCDC for full genomic sequencing. The number of variant cases across Vancouver Island are increasing, and we know these variants are more easily transmissible and can lead to more severe illness.

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March 31, 2021

Five Days in May is back for 2021!

Five Days in May is back for 2021! The past year was profoundly shaped by COVID-19 with rapid mobilization of research studies and supports, new collaborations and partnerships and tremendous learning in a complex, dynamic environment.

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March 31, 2021

RJH/VGH Provider Virtual Engagement Lab Now Open

The RJH/VGH Virtual Engagement Lab is now open! Join the Zoom session below for electronic clinical documentation demonstrations, to try things out yourself in a PLAYIH environment, or to ask any questions you may have about the Electronic Health Record.

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March 31, 2021

57 new cases, Island Health total 3,316

Posted on: March 31, 2021

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March 31, 2021

March 31st COVID-19 Weekly Immunization Update

Immunizing teams continue to push hard to vaccinate as many people as possible each day, delivering 3,609 doses of vaccine on Tuesday alone. ​Immunizations are taking place across the entire health authority, at large mass immunization clinics, in community outreach settings, in the homes of house-bound clients, and in small rural communities.

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March 31, 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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March 31, 2021

Between the Lines: Long-Term Care Program Newsletter

Posted on: March 31, 2021

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March 31, 2021

Prenatal Referral

This note is to advise how you can access Public/Community Health services for your prenatal clients as early in pregnancy as possible. You can refer by phone, fax or on-line as available (see attached for referral details). Pregnant clients can also self-refer.

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