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North Island Hospital Comox Valley

This is the up-to-date, source of truth, for everything about the North Island Hospital Comox Valley move. #NIHMoveCV

We will continue to provide updates here as they become available.

The new North Island Hospital, Comox Valley campus will open to patients on Sunday, October 1, 2017. 

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Vancouver Island – Island Health, in cooperation with The Baby Box Co. and community partners, is introducing the Baby Bed program across Vancouver Island this fall. The Baby Bed program is a safe sleep initiative that provides a bed for baby and care items to promote a healthy start in life.

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DUNCAN – As part of the Province’s response to the overdose emergency, Island Health will be implementing a temporary Overdose Prevention Services site in Duncan at 715 Canada Avenue. This is Island Health’s 9th overdose prevention site to open since December 2016. Overdose prevention services are available from Victoria to Campbell River.

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This is the up-to-date, source of truth, for everything about the North Island Hospital Campbell River & District move. #NIHMoveCR

The new North Island Hospital, Campbell River & District campus opened to patients on Sunday, September 10, 2017. 

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The ongoing investigation into hepatitis A virus in pineapple chunks has identified additional products that may be affected. The products implicated in connection with the investigation were sold at Overwaitea, Save-on-Foods and PriceSmart stores throughout BC, as well as Ferraro Foods in Trail, BC.

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DUNCAN - The Cowichan Valley will have a new medical health officer starting September 1. Island Health has appointed Dr. Shannon Waters as Medical Health Officer Central Vancouver Island Cowichan Area.

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Vancouver – The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is warning consumers that Hepatitis A virus has been detected in a sample of Western Family brand fresh pineapple chunks sold in ready-to-go cups.

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Sidney & Duncan – Hepatitis A immunizations will be offered in the coming days to eligible members of the general public who have consumed certain packages of Western Family brand of ready-to-eat pineapple chunks from Save-On Food stores in Duncan and Sidney, BC.

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Vancouver Island – Circle September 22, 2017 on your calendar. That’s the day when asthma hospitalization rates for school-aged children will peak across Canada. This year, Island Health is hoping some common sense tips will help reduce the spread of illnesses that can cause serious asthmatic events  read more >
Frederick Montpetit

UCLUELET – Algonquin College is recognizing Island Health Community Health Nurse Frederick Montpetit with a special award for his 16 years of exemplary nursing and health care leadership.

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