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December 23, 2020

Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine?

On Tuesday, December 22nd, Dr. Bonnie Henry and Dr. Richard Stanwick rolled their sleeves to get their COVID vaccine to lead by example and show staff their confidence in its safety.

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December 23, 2020

Out of Country Travel

Island Health medical staff traveling out of country are expected to work with their colleagues and their division and department heads to arrange coverage so they can self-quarantine for 14 days following their return to Canada.

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December 23, 2020

First Island Health COVID-19 Vaccination Came Tuesday

Work is actively underway to expand the vaccination campaign across the Island Health region as quickly as possible.

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December 23, 2020

9 new cases reported today, Island Health total 847

There are 14 active cases in the north, 24 central and 28 in the south island.

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December 23, 2020

BCCDC New Report COVID-19 Cases in Healthcare Workers in BC

This report includes the number and percent of COVID-19 cases by healthcare worker status in British Columbia between January-December 17, 2020

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December 22, 2020

President & CEO COVID Update

This is truly a day to remember in our health care careers. I want to thank Dr. Henry, Dr. Stanwick, the public health and immunization project team and everyone who supported this important day as we begin the immunization program at Island Health.

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December 22, 2020

9 new cases reported today, Island Health total 838

There are 10 active cases in the north, 24 central and 31 in the south island.

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December 22, 2020

Vaccination FAQs

The following are questions and answers for the COVID-19 Immunization program. This document will be added to/updated as information becomes available.

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December 22, 2020

Summary of evidence for updated COVID-19 testing guidance in British Columbia

The recommendations for COVID-19 testing are being updated.

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December 22, 2020

A holiday message from Dr. Ben Williams

With the holidays approaching, I want to acknowledge and thank all of the dedicated medical staff who provide care in Island Health. Thank you for choosing to practice in Island Health communities.

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