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December 19, 2022

Snowfall Warning Issued for Vancouver Island

Environment Canada has issued another snowfall warning for Vancouver Island and the South Coast with possible accumulations of 20 centimeters in some areas tonight into Tuesday.

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December 19, 2022

Medical staff required to self-report influenza vaccine status. Find out how!

All Island Health medical staff are required to self-report their influenza vaccine status.

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December 19, 2022

Disclosure of Unexpected Clinical Outcomes intranet page is LIVE!

A dedicated Island Health intranet page for Disclosure of Unexpected Clinical Outcomes is now LIVE!

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December 15, 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 15, 2022

MSHU Update - November/December 2022

November and December highlights include: Nurse Prescribing and Retention, Wellness and Recovery Centres, Good Ne​ws Story and more.

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December 14, 2022

Updated: Antimicrobial and Immunomodulatory Therapy | COVID-19

This updated BCCDC guidance document addresses key therapeutic areas of concern for clinicians with recommendations sorted by severity of patient illness.

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December 14, 2022

Island Health Medical Staff Bulletin

Topics covered include: Influenza Vaccine Updates, Toxic Drug Crisis Updates, COVID-19 Updates, Island Health spotlight news, upcoming news and events, plus many more...

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December 14, 2022

SWITCH BC - Violence Prevention Feedback

Help shape and support provincial health, safety, and wellbeing programs in healthcare

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December 14, 2022

Positive Patient Identification

A message from Dr. Ben Williams, VP Medicine and Dr. Will Orrom, EMD Surgery and Ambulatory care highlighting the need for medical staff to ensure that positive patient ID occurs at every patient encounter.

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December 14, 2022

Algorithm for Treatment of COVID-19 in Hospitalized Patients

This BCCDC flow chart can be used in therapeutic decision making for adult, non-pregnant patients who have symptoms consistent with COVID-19 across any disease severity.

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