Island Health has confirmed the test for measles, in this case, was negative.


Island Health is investigating another suspected case of measles on the South Island.

All Health Units in Island Health are currently offering additional booked school age immunization appointments.

South Island, Duncan, Nanaimo, and Salt Spring Public Health Units are prioritizing immunizations for children.

In the past nine weeks, Island Health has administered over 4,900 measles vaccinations, double what was administered the previous year.