More than a quarter million visits to Island Health overdose prevention and supervised consumption sites
Island Health is observing more than 250,000 visits to supervised consumption and overdose prevention sites – more than 1,000 reversed overdoses and zero deaths while at the same time delivering more supports and services to people who are using drugs and for people who are ready to begin a recovery journey.
The Province is launching a measles immunization catch-up program to help B.C. families ensure their children are protected from measles.
The program will run from April through June 2019.
Island Health and Beacon Community Services, the non-profit, community organization that currently delivers health authority funded home support services on Southern Vancouver and the Gulf Islands, have agreed to transition home support services to Island Health by October 31, 2019.