Here are some useful COVID-19 links for rural, remote, and First Nations British Columbians.
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BC Ministry of Health Overall responsibility for ensuring that quality, appropriate, cost-effective and timely health services are available for all British Columbians.
BC Centre for Disease Control The BC Centre for Disease Control, a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority, provides provincial and national leadership in disease surveillance, detection, treatment, prevention, and consultation.
BC Rural Health Network The BC Rural Health Network (BCRHN) consists of healthcare advocacy organizations working in cooperation with healthcare policymakers. The purpose of the Network is to promote and support a health services system that improves and sustains the health and well-being of residents of rural communities across British Columbia.
HealthLinks BC Medically-approved information on over 5000 health topics, symptoms, medical tests, medications, and tips for healthy eating and lifestyle choices.
First Nations Health Authority The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) works to reform the way health care is delivered to BC First Nations through direct services and collaboration with provincial partners. The FNHA is governed by and serves BC First Nations individuals and communities.
Interior Health Delivers programs and services to residents across BC’s Southern Interior.
Island Health Delivers many types of health care services for residents, clients, and patients across Vancouver Island.
Vancouver Coastal Health Serves over 1.25 million people (that’s nearly 25% of BC’s population), including the residents of Vancouver, Richmond, the North Shore and Coast Garibaldi, Sea-to-Sky, Sunshine Coast, Powell River, Bella Bella, and Bella Coola.