Island Health hosts community information meetings in Campbell River and the Comox Valley

November 9, 2016

COMOX VALLEY to PORT HARDY - The public is invited to join local healthcare leaders at community information meetings this month to discuss the work that is underway to continue strengthening the network of care that serves Vancouver Island from the Comox Valley to Port Hardy.

Presentations will include information about health services, special initiatives and an update about the new Campbell River and Comox Valley Hospitals.

“There’s a lot of really positive work happening in our communities right now,” said Dermot Kelly, Executive Director for Island Health’s Geography 1. “As a resident of the region I’m looking forward to providing this update to other members of the community.”

Public interest in healthcare is high, added Dr Jeff Beselt, Executive Medical Director for Geography 1. “This is a great opportunity to talk about issues that are of interest to all of us.”

Meetings are planned for:

Campbell River
Thursday, November 17
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Maritime Heritage Centre,
621 Island Highway 

Comox Valley
Thursday, November 24
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Stan Hagen Theatre, Komoux Hall (K104),
North Island College, 2300 Ryan Road

Media Inquiries

Valerie Wilson
Director, Communications and Engagement
Phone: 250-739-6303
Email: Valerie.wilson@viha.ca