Island Health

Seniors move to new, modern Victoria long-term care home starting in July

The Summit replaces the Oak Bay Lodge and Mt. Tolmie care homes

 

Camosun College shares free design of medical-grade face masks

Manufacturers across Canada, United States and UK have inquired

 

Island Health signs working agreement to turn former Comox hospital into a ‘dementia village’

Island Health has signed a project development agreement with Providence Living to…

  • May 25, 2020

 

Vancouver Island hasn’t seen a new homegrown case of COVID-19 in two weeks

Island’s low and steady transmission rate chalked up to several factors

Langford woman frustrated over visitor restrictions to see 96-year-old mother

Island Health to introduce virtual visits at long-term care facilities

400 bundles of joy brought into world on Vancouver Island in April

Victoria General Hospital saw the most births last month

Island Health resumes elective surgeries

About 4,000 surgeries were postponed across the Island

Greater Victoria emergency room visits down 40 per cent during pandemic

Patients afraid of COVID-19 or burdening health care system, says head of emergency medicine

PHOTOS: Island Health creates online photo album of tributes to frontline workers

Collection showcases ‘outpouring of support’ from Island community

Island Health confirms three coronavirus deaths in region

In total 77 British Columbians have died from COVID-19

More than 400 babies born on Vancouver Island in midst of pandemic

In March there were 453 babies born across the region

COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees

Staff exempt from self-isolation upon return from international travel according to Island Health

COVID-19: Brand new Victoria long-term care home could take pressure off hospitals

Island Health delays residents’ move to The Summit at Quadra Village

Island Health facilities now only open for essential visits

Visits allowed for critically ill, those in end-of-life care or those that need escorts

PHOTOS: ‘Hackers’ come together to help solve Island Health challenges

More than 100 people participate in Code Hack 2020

Fire at Brentwood Bay long-term care facility displaces 17 residents

Some residents home with families, others sent to Victoria General Hospital

Flu hospitalizations see significant drop across Vancouver Island

Less than a third of the number of people have been hospitalized due to influenza since last year

Island Health takes over management of Victoria seniors facility following scathing report

Concerns were raised at the Selkirk Seniors Village about cleanliness and staffing

Saanich man spots blue-green algae at Prospect Lake Park

The local dog walker raised the alarm on Tuesday, concerned signs aren’t clearly marked

  • Nov 6, 2019