COVID-19 Supports for Residents

General Information

If you are ill or feel like you may have been exposed to COVID-19, please call:

  • Northern Health COVID-19 Online Clinic and Information Line: 1-844-645-7811
  • Government of Canada Information Line: 1-833-784-4397
  • HealthLink BC: 8-1-1

If you experience any symptoms of COVID-19, even mild ones, get tested right away.

Please see the Nothern Health COVID-19 testing and self-isolation site for information on how to get a test, your results and how to self-isolate if testing positive. There is also information to help those who are identified as close contact to someone with COVID-19.

B.C.'s Response to COVID-19 - this website provides the following information:

  • BC Vaccine Card
  • Drop-in vaccine clinics
  • K to 12 school
  • Post-secondary studies
  • Getting vaccindated
  • Restrictions
  • BC's Restart
  • Travel
  • Violation tickets
  • COVID-19 paid sick leave
  • Economic recovery
  • Mental health
  • Financial help

General Resources

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.

Local Health Area Data: The BCCDC has added an up-to-date data by local health authority which provides COVID-19 cases for the most recent 7-day Sunday-Saturday period. To view this map, scroll down to the orange colored map labelled "Cases by Local Health Area".

The Government of Canada: This website has information and assistance for health, travel, and financial aid.

Travel Restrictions: The Government of Canada provides information on current travel restrictions as well as information for those who are travelling.

World Health Organization (WHO): This website will take you to the homepage of the WHO which has global updates and information on COVID-19.

    Mental Health and Addiction

    Bounce Back BC and Anxiety Canada has supports for mental health and anxiety during the pandemic.

    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.