COVID-19

 

Here are some useful COVID-19 links for rural, remote, and First Nations British Columbians.

Be sure to follow our News feed as well.

 

BC Government COVID-19 updates

 

Government of Canada’s COVID-19 updates

 

Government of Canada’s COVID-19 responses

 

Public Health Agency of Canada’s COVID -19 information

 

BC’s Pandemic Provincial Coordination Plan

 

BC Centre for Disease Control COVID-19 information

 

BC Parks are closed (and here is a podcast of BC Environment Minister George Heyman explaining why)

 

BC recreation site & trail closures

 

Parks Canada parks closed

 

BC Ferries COVID-19 response

 

Canada-US border info

 

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.

Northern Health    Delivers healthcare across Northern British Columbia (view map), serving about 300,000 people, many of whom are Indigenous.

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.