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January 4, 2021

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Temporally Associated with COVID-19: Guidance for Clinicians in B.C

Updated information from BCCDC on MIS-C temporally associated with COVID-19.

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January 4, 2021

Rural Continuing Medical Education (RCME) Community Program 2020 at a glance

The Rural Continuing Medical Education (RCME) Community Program provides an opportunity for GPs and Specialists working in Vancouver Island rural communities to collaborate in developing collective CME opportunities that can include their allied health care partners as well.

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January 1, 2021

The Gardens at Qualicum Beach Long-Term Care Facility COVID-19 Outbreak | Update

Island Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak at The Gardens on December 19 after one staff member tested positive. No other cases in staff or residents were identified related to this outbreak. The outbreak is now declared over.

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December 31, 2020

Island Health Medical Staff Updates December 31

A summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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December 31, 2020

Acting President & CEO and Chief MHO Joint Update

We are pleased to end the year with some positive news. Today, the Saanich Peninsula Hospital outbreak has been officially declared over. Our thanks to everyone at SPH and the many people who supported the hospital during the outbreak.

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December 31, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine orders for physicians/NPs caring for residents in LTC: A Message from Dr. Margaret Manville

LTC residents in Island Health owned and operated, affiliate, and private LTC sites will begin to receive vaccinations against COVID-19 starting January 13th.  With the support of Public Health nurses and LTC staff, residents will receive vaccinations in their home.

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December 31, 2020

11 new cases reported today, Island Health total 928

There are 22 active cases in the north, 16 central and 44 in the south island.

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December 31, 2020

Long-term Care and Assisted Living Facilities' Providers now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine and plans for future distribution

Work continues to provide COVID-19 vaccinations as quickly as possible to priority populations in Island Health. The first clinic in Victoria has been very successful so far and additional clinics will open in other Island communities in early January.

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December 31, 2020

Emergency & Critical Care Round/Town Hall: COVID-19 Vaccination

Mon, Jan 4, 2021 7:30am - 8:15am

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December 31, 2020

Saanich Peninsula Hospital Outbreak | Update

Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Saanich Peninsula Hospital (SPH).

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