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.”Continue reading BC’s largest immunization ever & a daily high record for new COVID cases
Small rural communities on Vancouver Island are under strain and individual and community health is at risk with the continued lack of intercity bus service on Vancouver Island, service providers say.Continue reading North Vancouver Island intercity buses on hold: COVID-19
Campbell River based conservation organization, Greenways Land Trust, is initiating the Strathcona Good Food Box program for six North Vancouver Island communities to make fresh fruits and vegetables easily accessible.Continue reading Fresh fruit & veggies: the Strathcona Good Food Box program
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Statistics released by the BC Centre for Disease Control show that our area is relatively COVID free.
These are found on a series of maps, and a weekly report, released on Thursday, October 8th.Continue reading Campbell River Health Area is relatively COVID free
By Melissa Renwick, Ha-Shilth-Sa, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Kyuquot, BC – Leading up to the New Year, Lucy Paivio kept close watch on the news. As information started to spread about the imminent pandemic, she knew that she had to get out. Before there was any talk about going into lockdown, Paivio begged her husband to make one final trip from their home in Kyuquot to Campbell River.Continue reading Home in Kyuquot