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October 4, 2021

Caring Spirit Awards

Congratulations to the below physicians who are honoured with Caring Spirit Awards in September, 2021!

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October 4, 2021

B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

As of Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, 88.2% (4,089,226) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 81.6% (3,782,008) received their second dose.

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October 4, 2021

New Maternity Patient Tool Now Available! SmartMom Text Messaging Program

SmartMom is a prenatal education program that sends text messages to pregnant women and pregnant individuals through each week of their pregnancy. Messages are tailored to gestational age and include links to websites, videos on various topics, options for screening in pregnancy, and preparation for labour and delivery.

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October 4, 2021

225 New Cases, Island Health Total 8,883

This document includes information on: case count by status, case count by geography, number of new cases per day, case exposures and an exposure legend.

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October 1, 2021

BCCDC COVID-19 Long Term Care, Assisted Living & Independent Living Report

A weekly update for Long-Term Care, Assisted Living & Independent Living Facilities.

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October 1, 2021

Pandemic Planning COVID-19 Update

The fourth wave of COVID continues to put pressure on the entire health system. Today in our hospitals Island Health is caring for the most COVID patients we’ve had at one time – 51 people. 21 are in critical care areas, 21 are on other units, and nine are no longer considered ‘active’ COVID cases, but still require acute care.

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October 1, 2021

Next Steps for Electronic Clinical Documentation at RJH/VGH

Communicated previously, we have adjusted the go-live plan to activate electronic clinical documentation at Royal Jubilee Hospital (RJH) and Victoria General Hospital (VGH) into two main steps for each site.

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October 1, 2021

171 New Cases, Island Health Total 8,658

This document includes information on: case count by status, case count by geography, number of new cases per day, case exposures and an exposure legend.

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October 1, 2021

B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

As of Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, 88% (4,079,918) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 81.1% (3,761,048) have received their second dose.

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October 1, 2021

PQI Fundamentals Coming to You! Virtual Morning Workshops

Learn Quality Improvement (QI) skills that can help improve care in your area of work! Registration open to Physicians, leadership dyads and any approved Island Health staff member directly involved in physician-led QI work.

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