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Two millionth Dose: Greater Campbell River statistics

“We have been reaching another exciting milestone, in our immunization here in BC. At some time today, the two millionth dose will have been given to people in British Columbia,” said provincial health officer Bonnie Henry, yesterday afternoon.  

That’s nearly half of the provinces 4.3 million eligible residents.

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Vaccination update for Cortes and Quadra Islands

More than 800 adult Cortes Island residents were vaccinated during the Whole island immunization March 25th to 27th, and the previous clinics at the Klahoose village, but some people still missed out. If you are one of them, there is still a chance to get vaccinated.

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How COVID impacted Tofino’s resorts

By Melissa Renwick, Ha-Shilth-Sa, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Tofino, BC – Tofino’s Wickaninnish Inn has been closed since November 2020. 

The decision was made in the interest of the “safety of our staff, our community of Tofino and the surrounding First Nations populations,” said Charles McDiarmid, managing director of the Wickaninnish Inn.

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COVID Update for Thursday, April 15, 2021

COVID update for North Vancouver Island and the Greater Campbell River area: While the rest of British Columbia reels under reports of COVID’s third wave, it still does not appear to more than touched North Vancouver Island. The number of active cases has risen slightly, to 37, as of late yesterday afternoon. 

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BC’s largest immunization ever & a daily high record for new COVID cases

According to Dr. Richard Stanwick, Island Health’s chief medical officer, we are in the midst of “the largest and most complex immunization effort in the history of our province.”

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