April 9, 2021 Phase 3 of BC’s COVID-19 immunization plan has begun. Here are some important links to view regarding vaccines and eligibility. Stay upto date with the latest information by visiting the links regularly. Frequently asked questions about the AstraZeneca vaccine http://www.bccdc.ca/Health-Info-Site/Documents/COVID-19_vaccine/AstraZeneca_COVISHIELD_FAQ.pdf Eligible pharmacies with AstraZeneca vaccine for people born between 1956-1966 https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/pharmacy How to get […]

February 24, 2021 Dear Patients of Spectrum, Your Spectrum team would once again like to thank everyone for adhering to our COVID-safety protocols.  Your dedication to mask wearing, arriving close to your appointment time, and sticking to telephone appointments when sick has allowed us to safely keep our doors open throughout the pandemic.  Spectrum continues to be […]

February 19, 2021 Dear Patients Thank you for welcoming Dr. Max Meyer at Spectrum Health. Since Dr. De Wet’s email back in December 2020, there has been a slight change for the coverage for 2021. Please note: Dr. Meyer will be covering the practice from now until Mar 26, July 5 – 30, and Aug 30 – Oct 29. Dr. […]

January 6, 2021 Dear Patients of Spectrum, We have been receiving many questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, eligibility and availability. As of today, however, the general public does not have access to the vaccine. Currently only long term care residents and employees along with health care providers working in COVID wards in the hospital are […]

Dear Patients of Spectrum, Even though we are firmly into the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, British Columbia continues to do comparatively well on a per-capita basis when matched against other regions.  We owe this to the measures that we all continue to take to minimize our risk of acquiring the virus or passing it […]

Dear Spectrum Patients, We know there have been a lot of questions regarding the flu vaccine this season and want to provide an update now that we have information and recommendations to pass along. Unfortunately, due to the small size of our waiting room and the necessity of physical distancing, we are not able to offer […]

Dear Patients of Spectrum, We are now into our 7th month of living through COVID-19 and facing ongoing challenges such as returning to school or the workplace, or even simply learning how to tolerate wearing a face mask.  At Spectrum one of our recent obstacles has been managing the significant increase in telephone calls now that most […]