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Health & Wellness


Learn more about various medications, what they do, and how they will help you.

Aboriginal Health

With gratitude and humility, we work with Aboriginal communities to listen to and honour cultural beliefs, to identify barriers, and to improve health outcomes as partners in care.

Overdose Prevention

A significant increase in drug-related overdoses & deaths across B.C. prompted Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall to declare a public health emergency April 2016.

No measles cases have been confirmed on Vancouver Island. Recent measles cases have been confirmed in Vancouver, BC and Washington state.

Snow and Ice Safety Tips

Island wide - Island Health advises everyone, particularly seniors, to be extremely cautious when they venture outdoors in snowy and icy conditions, as they are especially at risk of suffering serious injuries from slips and falls.
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Ride sharing coordination for employees available during inclement weather

Are you having trouble getting to work due to the snow? Do you have room in your 4x4 to help a colleague get to work?
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Port Alice Health Centre service changes

Port Alice – Island Health is expanding team-based primary care and enhancing community services in Port Alice to better meet the current and future health-care needs of residents.
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