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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.

Island Health recognizes that people are concerned about their immunization status.

NRGH Auxiliary Craft Group comes through with a clutch for NRGH patients at Easter

NRGH Auxiliary Craft Group's Vivian Scott with just a few of her Easter chicks
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UPDATE: Latest suspected measles case negative

Victoria – Island Health has received lab reports from the latest suspected measles case and those results have come back negative. As a result, the potential exposure sites listed today are no longer considered exposure sites.
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One new South Island measles exposure confirmed, for a total of six cases

Victoria, BC – Island Health has confirmed one new case of measles infection on the South Island. Island Health is alerting individuals that they may have been exposed to measles if they visited or passed through the building common spaces, including washrooms, at the following location:?
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