“We’ve gone two years now and we’re heading into a third year and I think the variant, although it’s been affecting a lot of people, it’s not very serious and I think we’re looking at the end of this coming,” said Coun. Al Greir.
2,150 patients have registered at the clinic as of Jan. 21, according to the Ministry of Health.
“I find it unacceptable that the City of Parksville has been kept in the dark about the decision to locate emergency shelters in Parksville that inevitably require staff coordination with emergency services,” said Coun. Marilyn Wilson.
Island Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Arrowsmith Lodge long-term care home in Parksville.
City council deferred discussion on a grant that would allow the city to complete its 20-year Parksville Community Park stormwater management master plan in five years, but would still leave the city on the hook for about $1.9 million of the cost.
The museum welcomed over 2,800 visitors and added new exterior signage to help visitors navigate their way around the grounds.
During this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 218 complaints, including a business break and enter in Qualicum Beach.
People 12 and up can drop in for a first or second dose Jan. 18–20 from 11:30 a.m. to 6:20 p.m. Third doses are available with an appointment.
City employees, contractors, volunteers and on-call firefighters will have the choice to take rapid tests if they do not wish to declare their vaccination status. Termination is not being considered for workers who are not vaccinated, according to the city.
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