The temporary clinic in Lake Cowichan that is vaccinating people against COVID-19 will be closed on Tuesday due to the extreme heat wave that is currently affecting British Columbia
Anyone booked for an appointment will be contacted to re-book on Wednesday, June 30.
“The health and safety of our clients, staff and volunteers is a top priority for Island Health,” Island Health said in a press release.
“While temperatures are expected to begin declining in many areas on Tuesday, Island Health will continue to carefully monitor the situation and conditions at all immunization clinics. We acknowledge this may be frustrating for some people and we ask for patience and understanding as we deal with the effects of this extreme weather event.”