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July 2, 2021

Medical Health Officers' Newsletter No. 333

Over 830,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been provided within Island Health, and over 75% of eligible people (aged 12 and up) have received at least one dose and over
25% have received two doses.

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July 1, 2021

0 new cases, Island Health total 5160

Posted on: July 1, 2021

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June 30, 2021

Island Health Medical Staff Bulletin

Island Health Medical Staff Bulletin-June 30

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June 30, 2021

Mask Policy after July 1st

The provincial policy on masking in healthcare facilities (which also includes immunization clinics) is still in effect after July 1st.

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June 30, 2021

COVID-19 Situation Report

This BCCDC report provides weekly data and refers to pandemic phases defined by population-level changes.

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June 30, 2021

Organizational Update from the CEO

on behalf of Kathy MacNeil, Island Health President & CEO

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June 30, 2021

Primary Care Update

Yesterday, Premier John Horgan announced that BC is moving into Step 3 of the Restart Plan and lifting the state of emergency at midnight tonight. Dr. Bonnie Henry also said the vaccination program is the game changer that has allowed us to move forward. With BC’s vaccination coverage amongst the highest in the world, we have collectively transformed our ability to live safely with COVID-19.

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June 30, 2021

1 new cases, Island Health total 5160

Posted on: June 30, 2021

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June 30, 2021

Hospital at Home Makes the Front Page

​Island Health's Hospital at Home made the front page of the June/July edition of Canadian Healthcare Technology magazine.

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June 30, 2021

mRNA Vaccine Effectiveness (VE): 1st Dose

This document provides BC estimates that show how effective a single dose of mRNA vaccine is when it comes to protection against the Gamma variant. The study period focused on is April - May 2021, during the peak Alpha and Gamma variant wave in BC. Community-based, 70+ year olds, was the population for this study.

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