January 31, 2013 · Updated 9:02 AM

The Vancouver Island Health Authority will host a community information session on the North Island Hospitals Project Thursday, Jan. 31 in Courtenay.

This information session will focus on the site preparation work soon to begin at the new Comox Valley hospital site.

Find out more about the scope of the work for the new $334 million, 153-bed state-of-the-art Comox Valley hospital on Lerwick Road near Ryan Road, slated for completion in 2017.

The information session will take place at the Florence Filberg Centre (411 Anderton Ave.) from 7 to 9 p.m.

Project and VIHA staff will be on hand to answer questions and gather input.

— Vancouver Island Health Authority