If you are ill or feel like you may have been exposed to COVID-19, please call:
- Government of Canada Information Line: 1-833-784-4397
- HealthLink BC: 8-1-1
- NH COVID-19 Online Clinic and Information Line: 1-844-645-7811
The B.C. COVID-19 SPEAK Survey is now open. Take the survey and tell us how you are doing and help B.C. recover. The survey will address four key areas:
- Life during the pandemic: How your behaviours and experiences have changed over the course of the pandemic?
- Vaccines: What barriers exist to accessing vaccines?
- Innovation and adaptation: How have things changed around you and how have these changes impacted you?
- Recovery: What supports are needed to help you through our recovery from the pandemic?
Statement from the Haida Gwaii Protocol Table - February 26, 2021
Information Sheet for Citizens and Residents Returning Home to Haida Gwaii: The Council of the Haida Nation released an information sheets for citizens and residents who plan to return home to Haida Gwaii. This sheet includes timeline information about Haida Gwaii's unique approach to preventing teh spread of COVID-19 as well as information about the current restrictions to non-resident travel.
Medical Assured Loading on BC Ferries: Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth is using extraordinary powers under the state of provincial emergency to ensure BC Ferries can implement all procedures necessary to provide priority medical-assured loading on the first available vessel for any individual, their vehicle and an escort, as part of the Province's continued COVID-19 pandemic response.
BC Centre for Disease Control The BCCDC has many resources on their website that provide information on COVID-19 including information on how it spreads, how to prevent spread, symptoms, testing, common questions, those most at risk, and information on mental well-being during this time.
HealthLink BC: This website provides 24/7 information and health advice.
World Health Organization (WHO): This website will take you to the homepage of the WHO which has global updates and information on COVID-19.
Travel Restrictions: The Government of Canada provides information on current travel restrictions as well as information for those who are travelling.
Mental Health and Addiction
Rehab4Addiction has a guide for better mental health during the pandemic.
The Palm Beach Institute has information and tips for helping those with substance addicition in COVID-19 social distancing times.
The Abbeycare Foundation has a guide for making decisions about choosing the right kind of treatment for addiction.
The Addiction Center has information on addiction and rehabilitiation during the pandemic.