Tag Archives: Island Health

Eight remote First Nations are vaccinated

Campbell River Mirror, Local Journalism Reporter

According to recent statistics released by provincial health ministry and First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), almost 1,900 doses of Moderna vaccines have been distributed to eight remote First Nation communities within the Island Health region

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Klahoose to get Moderna Vaccine

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A remote First Nation community on the West Coast has extra reason to celebrate the new year after getting the all-clear from health officials on a COVID-19 cluster and news it’s at the front of the line for the Moderna vaccinations.

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Island Health: Q & A about COVID issues

This is the last in a series of articles coming out of a ZOOM conference that Island Health officials had with a group of Cortes Island community leaders. First, Michele Crobsy, Director of Clinical Services Delivery for the Campbell River and Strathcona Corridor, gave an overview of how they respond to a COVID situation. Then, Charmaine Enns, Medical Health Officer for North Vancouver Island, explained, “There is a plan and it works.” This series concludes with select questions from a Q & A about COVID Issues.

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There is a plan and it works

Part two of a three part series about the DEC 10 ZOOM conference Island Health had with a group of Cortes Island community leaders. (Click here for part one)

“There is a plan and it works … We can stop or mitigate [COVID] transmission very quickly, with Public Health interventions,” said Dr. Charmaine Enns, Medical Health Officer for North Vancouver Island.

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