Sixth presumed positive coronavirus case announced in British Columbia
The individual is a woman in her 30s who had recently traveled to Iran
First coronavirus patient in British Columbia has fully recovered
Four out of five COVID-19 patients in B.C. are now asymptomatic
B.C. Health Ministry confirms 5th case of coronavirus in the province
All five patients are recovering in isolation
New downtown Victoria yoga studio offering free classes for grand opening next week
Ever wanted to try acro-yoga?
No new cases of coronavirus recorded in British Columbia
There continues to be four cases of the disease in the province
Here’s why Victoria’s Salon Felice was voted Vancouver Island’s top salon
The business began 35 years ago in Broadmead. 💇
Two new cases of novel coronavirus confirmed in British Columbia
Both individuals were visiting from Hubei province, China
Health ministry reiterates low risk of coronavirus in British Columbia after one confirmed case
"It is not necessary for the general public to take special precautions..."
World Health Organization declares global health emergency following coronavirus outbreak
JUST IN: There are now 7,834 confirmed cases of coronavirus around the world
Air Canada suspends flights to Beijing and Shanghai after federal travel advisory
There are now nearly 6,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in China
Win a pair of tickets to the Victoria Health Show at Pearkes Arena this...
Plus a Charge Fitness package worth $380! 🌿
Langford veterinary hospital hosting dog blood donation clinic this weekend
Need some four-legged heroes to raise their paws! 🐾❤️
Island Health to oversee Victoria senior care facility after operator fails to meet standards
A report cited concerns about insufficient staffing and lack of cleanliness
Island Health adds 15 new beds to Royal Jubilee Hospital end-of-life care units
Expected to begin service by spring 2020
Victoria hockey tournament derailed after possible norovirus outbreak
Six players from Victoria contracted the illness within 24 hours
Four B.C. residents affected by salmonella outbreak linked to snakes and rodents
There are 92 confirmed cases in six provinces across Canada
Saanich Police becomes first detachment in BC to receive mental health supports
Through a new partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada
Victoria family plans to host research event after 6-year-old girl dies from extremely rare...
Lexi Townsin would have turned 7-years-old next week
Over 200 Canadians died in 2018 while waiting for an organ transplant (REPORT)
“Supply is not meeting demand,” says the Canadian Institute for Health Information
Over 20,000 potential drug overdose calls recorded in BC during first 10 months of...
Drug overdose deaths are on the decline but the risks remain high, says BC Coroners Service
Downtown Victoria’s newest fitness studio sells out classes within hours of opening
They've got spin, barre, strength...and free coffee in the morning 🏋🏻♀️☕️
Victoria’s first urgent and primary health care centre to open in March 2020
To provide more same-day appointments and access to ongoing primary care
BC Legislature building will light up in purple for pancreatic cancer awareness
Everyday over 1,257 people are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and an estimated 1,184 of them will die.
BC announces new regulations for vape products to curb youth vaping rates
They also intend to raise the PST on vape products from 7% to 20%
This Langford pilates studio is offering classes by donation to local dog rescue society
And yes, there will be dogs to cuddle (and adopt)! 🐾
Probable case of whooping cough detected at Esquimalt elementary school: Island Health
Parents and guardians have been advised to watch for symptoms
Greater Victoria organizations receive over $113K grants to improve oral and mental health care
Through the Victoria Foundation and Green Shield Canada
First case of probable vaping-related illness found in B.C.
And more are expected to come to light as investigations continue
Island Health will be providing temporary staff to Victoria and Nanaimo care facilities
At Selkirk Place in Victoria and Nanaimo Seniors Village
New state-of-the-art MRI machine officially open for use at Victoria’s Royal Jubilee Hospital
It was installed in August and is now ready for patients
Vancouver Island group launches $7M fundraiser to build housing facility for hospital outpatients
For families and pregnant women who need a place to stay while accessing adjacent North Island Hospital
Island Health warns Greater Victoria residents of potentially fatal death cap mushrooms
A puppy died last week after consuming one of these mushrooms
WIN a prize package worth over $200 from the Spa at Ocean Pointe Resort...
Including a Fire & Ice Facial and Marshmallow Manicure! 💆
WIN a free supply of contact lenses from this optometry clinic in Victoria (CONTEST)
Squint less, see more! 👀
40% of British Columbians identify long wait times as the biggest problem in health...
Other issues include shortage of doctors and nurses, and inadequate resources and facilities
This gorgeous new Pilates and Barre studio is opening soon in the Westshore
Welcome to 'Booty Church' 🍑
Island Health issues bacteria advisory for Elk Lake
Last week, Beaver Lake was closed due to a blue-green algae bloom
Cannabis use in Canadians aged 65 and older has nearly doubled since legalization (REPORT)
Around 4.9 million Canadians have reported using cannabis between mid-May to mid-June, 2019.
Island Health extends medical warning for spike in overdoses in Victoria
Last week, a teenage girl from Langford passed away from an alleged overdose.
Island Health opens first dedicated injectable opioid site in downtown Victoria
It’s the first of its kind on Vancouver Island.
Victoria experiences spike in overdoses according to Island Health
More than double the usual amount of overdoses occurred last week.
1 in 3 Canadian adults are not getting enough sleep (REPORT)
Here are Health Canada’s tips on improving your sleep
BC calls on federal government to criminalize conversion therapy
“If you are gay, you do not need to be fixed. If you are trans, you are accepted here in B.C.”
A new MRI scanner set to open in Nanaimo will reduce wait times on...
There were over 11,264 scans made in Nanaimo last year.
This Victoria skincare treatment will have your summer skin glowing (CONTEST)
Who wants to win some serious self-care? 🙋
Vancouver Island’s first ever state-of-the-art cancer screening facility to open in Victoria
1,900 Island residents had to travel to Vancouver for their scans last year.
There’s a dreamy new pop-up shop now open in the Bay Centre (CONTEST)
And you could win a gift pack full of their products! 😍
Construction has begun on new Duncan hospice centre
The centre will have private rooms, garden views, pull-out beds for family members, and more.
Province invests $6.3M into family respite program for children with special needs
Over 1,300 families are expected to benefit from the funding.