News

December 30, 2020

16 new cases reported today, Island Health total 917

There are 20 active cases in the north, 17 central and 42 in the south island.

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December 29, 2020

Island Health Medical Staff Updates December 29

A summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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December 29, 2020

Acting President & CEO and Chief MHO Joint Update

We begin today’s update with exciting news of today’s arrival of the first shipment of Moderna vaccine to British Columbia and Island Health.

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December 29, 2020

44 new cases reported today, Island Health total 901

There are 16 active cases in the north, 19 central and 41 in the south island.

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December 24, 2020

FROM THE CEO: Happy Holidays

It has been a year like no other. Every aspect of the way we live, work and connect with others has changed. As I reflect on what we have faced as a health system, in our communities and individually, I am inspired by your resilience and dedication.

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December 24, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Ethical Decision-Making Framework

This framework describes the ethical principles, values and processes that must be considered and used when making decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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December 24, 2020

10 new cases today, Island Health total 857

There are 13 active cases in the north, 22 central and 30 in the south island.

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December 23, 2020

BCCDC COVID-19 vaccine updates

Following today’s announcement about Health Canada’s authorization of the Moderna vaccine and new information about B.C.’s priority groups, updates were made to the BCCDC vaccination pages.

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December 23, 2020

Acting President & CEO and Chief MHO Joint Update

The past 48 hours have seen significant advancements in our COVID battle, but before we share these updates, we want to take the opportunity to thank Saanich Peninsula Hospital staff and medical staff for their commitment, compassion and connectedness as they work through the current outbreak.

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December 23, 2020

Data Modelling – COVID-19: Going Forward

Updated BCCDC modeling on COVID-19: How and where the virus has affected people in BC. Includes BC epidemic curve; confirmed cases by health service delivery area; rates for hospitalization, ICU and deaths, genomic epidemiology, modeling analyses to date and more.

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