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ISLAND WIDE - Every hour one child in British Columbia is poisoned, yet the majority of these incidents are preventable. Children from birth to five years old are at a high risk for unintentional poisoning that frequently results in hospitalization.

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Ribbon cutting at Yucalta Lodge

Campbell River—People who are nearing the end of their lives now have the option of receiving community hospice care at Hospice at Yucalta Lodge.

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QUALICUM BEACH—Three new boilers at Eagle Park Lodge will save Island Health approximately $17,000 annually in costs, and will reduce enough greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to be equivalent to taking nine vehicles off the road.  read more >


Vancouver Island - We’ve done it again! Island Health has been named one of BC’s top employers. 

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Victoria, B.C. – Victoria General Hospital has become the first hospital on Vancouver Island to join Upopolis; an innovative social support platform and networking tool giving young patients safe and secure access to kid-friendly medical content. Plus patients will find Upopolis a vital link to their families, friends and schools while in hospital.

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On average, 940 youth are injured and three are killed in crashes every year on Vancouver Island.* That’s why ICBC is providing $25,000 in funding to the Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth (P.A.R.T.Y.) program to allow more than 7,000 youth aged 15 and older to attend one of the 140 sessions across B.C.

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ISLAND WIDE - Island Health’s Board of Directors will hold its next general board meeting in Nanaimo.

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Pregnancy and childbirth is full of joys and stresses - having to travel for hours for routine prenatal appointments shouldn’t be one of them. That thought would lead the physicians of the Campbell River Maternity Clinic down an unexpected path, to the creation of a unique clinic in Campbell River that is significantly improving access to care for families across the North Island.

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SOOKE – Room enhancements are well underway at Hospice at Ayre Manor, a new two-bed community hospice space that will provide care and support to individuals nearing the end of their lives and to their loved ones.

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The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) and Island Health have lifted the boil water notice for all users of the Comox Valley water system, effective immediately.

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