COVID-19 in British Columbia

This is your source for all COVID-19 / coronavirus based news from official news sources within British Columbia.

COVID-19 in British Columbia

Confirmed Cases

Active

Recovered

Deaths

COVID-19 Cases by BC Health Region

Updated Daily

Island Health

Vancouver Health

Fraser Health

Interior Health

Northern Health

Help Front-line Health Care Workers in British Columbia: COVID19Therapy.ca

Tell them about our sister site COVID19Therapy.ca where Registered Counsellors and Psychotherapists in British Columbia are offering individual and personal support to front-line health care workers – free of charge – through 3 personal video or phone sessions.

Spread The Word! Our new sister site offers free counseling for front-line health care workers in British Columbia: COVID19Therapy.ca

The Latest Update from Dr. Bonnie Henry

(August 20) B.C.’s Provincial Health Officer’s Daily Update

Dr Bonnie Henry

Coping with COVID-19 Anxiety

Anxiety Canada discusses coping mechanisms during the pandemic.

Suggested Resources for BC Residents

Important Phone Numbers

  • Call 811 if you have COVID-19 symptoms
  • Call 1-888-268-4319 for non-health related COVID-19 information

Official Resources

Mental Health Resources

  • Our sister site COVID19Therapy.ca where Registered Counsellors and Psychotherapists in British Columbia are offering individual and personal support to front-line health care workers – free of charge – through 3 personal video or phone sessions.
  • Licensed psychologist pro-bono mental health support (Canada-wide) for front-line service providers.
  • BounceBack BC: “a free skill-building program designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression, anxiety, stress or worry.”
  • Anxiety Canada: Learn about anxiety and how to cope with anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

BC University & College COVID-19 Resources

Other Provincially Informative Websites

Paths to COVID-19 Infection in B.C.

Source: BC Surveillance Summary. Jan1 – Apr 7, 2020 (N=1291)

BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool

“This self-assessment tool, developed with the BC Ministry of Health, will help determine whether you may need further assessment or testing for COVID-19. You can complete this assessment for yourself, or on behalf of someone else, if they are unable to.”

You can access the self-assessment tool on the web here.

OR, install the Support App and Self-Assessment Tool for your mobile device:

 

Install the COVID-19 App from Google Play Install the COVID-19 App from the App Store

BC Government Statements

The Latest COVID-19 News in British Columbia

Representatives of Muslim and Jewish community groups say it's time for governments to consider legislating extra protections around places of worship, schools and daycares. The post Should governments legislate ‘bubble zones’ around places of worship? Some say yes appeared first on CHEK.... Read more
Published: 11 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By The Canadian Press
Hollywood’s summer movie anxieties gave way to joy this weekend with the massive debut of Disney and Pixar’s “ Inside Out 2.” The post An emotional win for theaters, Hollywood: ‘Inside Out 2’ scores massive $155 million opening appeared first on CHEK.... Read more
Published: 2 days ago
Source: CHEK News
By Ethan Morneau
The City of Calgary declared a state of local emergency over the city's constrained water supply on Saturday, a day after officials revealed that work to repair a burst water main is expected to take three to five weeks longer than initially expected. The post Calgary declares state of emergency... Read more
Published: 3 days ago
Source: CHEK News
By The Canadian Press