Fraser Health

Abbotsford Regional Hospital (Black Press file photo)

Nurse assaulted at Abbotsford hospital in same ward as 2019 dumbbell attack

‘Completely unacceptable that nurses continue to be assaulted,’ says union president

 

Hospital outbreaks included in Fraser Health update Feb. 28, 2021. (Black Press file)

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreaks at Chilliwack General and Surrey Memorial

The medicine units are temporarily closed but ERs remain open, according to Fraser Health update

 

Langley Lodge has seen almost all its residents receive two doses of the Pfizer vaccine as of this week. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley Lodge hits vaccination milestone

Almost all residents have now received two doses of the Pfizer vaccine

 

Vehicles lined up at the testing clinic at KPU’s Langley parking lot on Wednesday, Feb. 17. The site is also giving vaccinations to health care workers. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Vehicles lined up at the testing clinic at KPU’s Langley parking lot on Wednesday, Feb. 17. The site is also giving vaccinations to health care workers. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Chilliwack Free Reformed Church on Yale Road (seen on Dec. 1, 2020), was one of three churches, including in Langley and Abbotsford, involved in the petition to the court and the injunction fight. (Black Press Media files)

UPDATED: No injunction against Fraser Valley churches holding services violating health orders

B.C.’s chief justice denied an application for an injunction Wednesday morning

Chilliwack Free Reformed Church on Yale Road (seen on Dec. 1, 2020), was one of three churches, including in Langley and Abbotsford, involved in the petition to the court and the injunction fight. (Black Press Media files)
Cars lined up for COVID-19 tests at the Langley test collection centre at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University campus on Saturday, Feb. 13 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Lineups at Langley COVID test centre following two-day shutdown

Dozens of vehicles were lined up on Saturday

Cars lined up for COVID-19 tests at the Langley test collection centre at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University campus on Saturday, Feb. 13 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Weekly COVID-19 infection totals in Langley have been dropping in recent weeks. (BC CDC)

COVID-19 infection rates dropped in Langley in January

The weekly infection rate declined in line with the region’s trends

Weekly COVID-19 infection totals in Langley have been dropping in recent weeks. (BC CDC)
A Naloxone kit photographed on Sept. 18, 2019. (Black Press Media files)

Overdose Prevention Site looking for Langley location to reduce deaths

Langley has seen a 75 per cent increase in overdose deaths

A Naloxone kit photographed on Sept. 18, 2019. (Black Press Media files)
The new MRI suite at Langley Memorial Hospital opened in December. (Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

New Langley MRI has already scanned more than 500 patients

The new clinic at Langley Memorial was officially opened on Thursday

The new MRI suite at Langley Memorial Hospital opened in December. (Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The SACH Community Hub team, from left to right: Upkar Singh Tatlay, Gary Thandi, Allysha Ram, Jassy Pandher, Harman Pander. (Submitted photo)

There’s help for South Asian men wrestling with drug addiction in Surrey

South Asian deaths related to toxic drugs increased by 255 per cent between 2015 and 2018

The SACH Community Hub team, from left to right: Upkar Singh Tatlay, Gary Thandi, Allysha Ram, Jassy Pandher, Harman Pander. (Submitted photo)
Jessica Simpson speaking to Langley Township council as a delegate in 2019. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: Health privacy breach claimed by controversial Langley woman

Jessica Simpson is suing Fraser Health over an alleged breach in her health info

Jessica Simpson speaking to Langley Township council as a delegate in 2019. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
(Photo by Kevin Hill)

40 cases linked to Surrey Memorial Hospital COVID-19 outbreak

Fraser Health says two death are associated with the outbreak

(Photo by Kevin Hill)
Fraser Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Cedar Hill residence in Langley Memorial Hospital long term care. (Langley Advance Times files)
Fraser Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Cedar Hill residence in Langley Memorial Hospital long term care. (Langley Advance Times files)
Tabor Home in Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

COVID-19 outbreak declared over at Tabor Home in Abbotsford

Long-term care facility had 156 cases and 26 deaths since Nov. 4

Tabor Home in Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Gillian McIntosh of Abbotsford was released from hospital on Christmas Eve – after being critically ill with COVID-19 complications for several weeks – to join her husband Dave and their two children.

Abbotsford mom who gave birth while in coma after getting COVID-19 is back home

Gillian McIntosh was able to celebrate Christmas with her family

Gillian McIntosh of Abbotsford was released from hospital on Christmas Eve – after being critically ill with COVID-19 complications for several weeks – to join her husband Dave and their two children.
The Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre is the site of a COVID-19 outbreak in a medicine unit. (Abbotsford News file photo)

COVID-19 outbreak declared in Abbotsford Regional Hospital medicine unit

Four patients have tested positive, according to Fraser Health

The Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre is the site of a COVID-19 outbreak in a medicine unit. (Abbotsford News file photo)
A previous outbreak at Maple Hill was declared over during the summer. (Langley Advance Times files)

Staffers test positive in COVID outbreak at Langley seniors residence

The residence is part of the Langley Memorial Hospital’s complex

A previous outbreak at Maple Hill was declared over during the summer. (Langley Advance Times files)
Andy Yoon of Abbotsford receives his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 24. (Photo courtesy of Fraser Health)

First long-term care resident in Fraser Health receives COVID-19 vaccine

Andy Yoon of Abbotsford received the Pfizer vaccine on Dec. 24

Andy Yoon of Abbotsford receives his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 24. (Photo courtesy of Fraser Health)
Kendall Skuta, an Abbotsford nurse, held up the card showing she'd been vaccinated shortly after receiving the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine on Saturday, Dec. 19. (Kendall Skuta/Special to Black Press Media)

Abbotsford nurse says vaccine returned hope

Kendall Skuta says people unsure should seek out good info to help decide

Kendall Skuta, an Abbotsford nurse, held up the card showing she'd been vaccinated shortly after receiving the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine on Saturday, Dec. 19. (Kendall Skuta/Special to Black Press Media)
There have been no more COVID-19 cases at Tabor Home in Abbotsford since Dec. 14. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

No more COVID-19 cases at largest care-home outbreak in B.C.

Tabor Home in Abbotsford reports ‘de-escalation’ process is now underway

There have been no more COVID-19 cases at Tabor Home in Abbotsford since Dec. 14. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)