July 7, 2021
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a rare condition associated with COVID-19. Evidence supports that MIS-C is a post-infectious illness, occurring between two to six weeks following SARSCoV-2 infection. A child can develop MIS-C regardless if their acute infection was asymptomatic or symptomatic.
July 6, 2021
Island Health is committed to providing a culturally safe organization for those who access health and care, and those who play a role in providing it. One small step in that plan is the immediate removal of the name Begbie from the administration building at RJH following consultation with Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations, and the First Nations Health Authority.
July 5, 2021
There is good scientific evidence from clinical trials and real-world experience of a high degree of protection following a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine.