Tuesday, May 28, 2024
May 28, 2024


Greenwoods sees first COVID-19 outbreak

The Greenwoods complex care facility on Blain Road on Salt Spring has declared a COVID-19 outbreak after 17 residents and five staff members tested...

COVID testing site now at Meaden Hall

Island Health has moved its COVID-19 testing site from a temporary structure outside the Lady Minto Hospital to the Salt Spring Legion building.  Meaden Hall...

Schools Remain Closed for an Extra Week; Local COVID-19 Cases Keep Rising

The return to school for students in kindergarten to Grade 12 will be delayed by one week until Monday, Jan. 10, due to the...

Ten Gulf Islands Cases Among Recent COVID Surge

As COVID-19 cases rise around the province and the world due to the Omicron variant, Island Health has issued a notice of potential exposure...

Two Gulf Islands COVID Cases Last Week

Data released by the BC Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday evening indicates that only two new COVID-19 cases were reported in the Southern...

Gulf Islands and regional COVID cases drop

New reported COVID-19 cases in the Gulf Islands dropped back to only four in the most recent week for which data is available —...

Local COVID cases at 24 in one week

The Gulf Islands have recorded their highest number of COVID-19 cases in a one-week period since the beginning of the pandemic. From Oct. 10-16, 24...

Parents concerned about COVID-19 notification process

By MARCIA JANSEN DRIFTWOOD CONTRIBUTOR After learning about recent COVID-19 cases in the school system on Salt Spring Island, parents of school kids are concerned about...

CRD implements employee vaccination policy

The Capital Regional District is joining other governmental organizations in mandating that its employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. “Throughout the pandemic, the CRD has aligned...

Lady Minto Hospital Medical Staff Message

SUBMITTED BY THE LADY MINTO HOSPITAL MEDICAL STAFF ASSOCIATION Thanksgiving gives us the opportunity to reflect on all the things we have to be grateful...


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