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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at McKinnon Gym, UVIC

Beginning March 1, Island Health will be operating a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in McKinnon Gym as one of more than 30 sites operating across Vancouver Island. The university is assisting with this important public health project by providing a venue, access to short-term parking, and janitorial support. The vaccination clinic will be located in the… Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at McKinnon Gym, UVIC

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UVic publishes its response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Notice from Julie Potter, Associate Director, Community and Government Relations, University of Victoria: Hi everyone, I wanted to share with you some information on UVic’s recent response to the evolving pandemic. As you know, you can find up to date information at uvic.ca/covid-19; however, I thought I would just highlight a few pieces of information, in the event… Continue reading UVic publishes its response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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COVID-19: Village Shops update

The latest notices at Peppers Foods, For Good Measure, and Caddy Bay Liquor Store: Pepper’sAs the health as the health and safety of our staff, customers, and community is our foremost concern, beginning April 13, we will be transitioning to staff only inside the store.The Pepper’s staff will be working hard to shop your orders for… Continue reading COVID-19: Village Shops update

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Make noise in support of health workers at 7pm

Geoff Stokes, captain of Block # TV-008 on Hobbs St., is proposing to “make noise” every evening at 7:00 pm - beginning tonight (Wed Apr 8) - in support of our health care workers and first responders:There are a number of connections to health care workers in our block (nurses in particular at the Royal Jubilee, Vancouver General… Continue reading Make noise in support of health workers at 7pm

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Saanich Police: non-emergency line instead of front counter

From the the Saanich Police Blockwatch newsletter: Saanich Police recognizes the challenging times in our community. The safety of our residents and personnel remain the top priority of the Saanich Police.To ensure the safety of the public and our personnel, our front counter service will be unavailable until such time the BC Provincial Health Officer provides… Continue reading Saanich Police: non-emergency line instead of front counter

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CBRA establishes a COVID-19 Help Appeals and Offers site

The Cadboro Bay Residents Association’s COVID-19 Help Appeals and Offers site is up and running: https://covid19cbra.tumblr.comAnyone can post an appeal, or an offer, for help. The page can also be accessed through the CBRA’s website http://www.cadborobay.net. Submissions are moderated by the CBRA webmaster and posted as soon as possible. Stay well, everyone.

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Village shops: Social distancing, please, or order for delivery

The shops at Cadboro Bay Village are asking customers to practise social distancing, and to make use of their order delivery options. Pepper’s Foods asks: Please try to practise social distancing while in line and inside the store, by staying at least two-arms length away from other people. If you have been travelling, please visit http://www.peppers-foods.com/delivery for our home… Continue reading Village shops: Social distancing, please, or order for delivery