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Health & Wellness

Medications

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.

The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) advises British Columbians to review and update their immunization status at any time, and especially prior to any travel.

Caregivers share wisdom and advice about dementia in new video series

Dementia disorders slowly erode people’s ability to understand and perform everyday tasks, creating new and unexpected challenges for families.
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Code Hack - Be Part of Health Care Solutions

Island wide – Island Health is looking for 100 people who are willing to come together for an exciting, 24-hour session to generate ideas to improve health and care. The first ever Code Hack is taking place March 8 to 10, 2019.
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Island Health’s Forensic Nurse Examiner Program is now available in Ladysmith

Ladysmith – Survivors of sexual assault or domestic violence in Ladysmith can now access medical care, sexual assault forensic examinations (SAFE), and other supports they may need closer to home. ?
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