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July 7, 2021

Updated Documents: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children COVID-19

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.

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July 6, 2021

B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

As of Tuesday, July 6, 2021, 78.1% (3,618,865) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 37% (1,714,394) received their second dose.

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July 6, 2021

Updated: Vaccination Aftercare Document

What to expect over the next few days after being vaccinated.

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July 6, 2021

4 new cases, Island Health total 5165

Posted on: July 6, 2021

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July 6, 2021

Begbie Name Dropped – A small action towards Reconciliation at Island Health

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.

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July 5, 2021

B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

As of Monday, July 5, 2021, 78.0% (3,613,370) of eligible people 12 and older in the province have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 36.0% (1,668,268) received their second dose.

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July 5, 2021

1 new cases, Island Health total 5161

Posted on: July 5, 2021

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July 5, 2021

Interval between first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines

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.

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July 2, 2021

0 new cases, Island Health total 5160

Posted on: July 2, 2021

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