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by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 07 2020

To support British Columbians who need a place to self-isolate and to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Province is partnering with local governments, non-profits and the hotel industry.

So far, more than 900 spaces have been secured at 23 sites including hotels, motels and community centres throughout B.C.

by Contributor on Saturday Apr 04 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of noon on Saturday, April 4, 2020.

Cases:

by Contributor on Friday Apr 03 2020

As part of British Columbia’s emergency novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response plan, the Province is partnering with the BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) to launch EquipCare BC to help seniors in long-term care and assisted living homes.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

“We are announcing 55 new cases, for a total of 1,121 cases in British Columbia.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

In support of the BC education sector’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the suspension of in-school classes, the BC Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association (BCPVPA) is now offering BC teachers free access to the online resource and collaboration platform BetterEducate.

 

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

Students attending British Columbia’s 25 public post-secondary institutions, who are experiencing emergency financial pressures, will benefit from a one-time investment of $3.5 million in emergency financial assistance.

by Interior Health Authority on Thursday Apr 02 2020

The Chief Medical Health Officer (MHO) at Interior Health (IH) has issued an order for all fitness centres, gyms, yoga studios, or similar personal training facilities whether indoors or outdoors to close as of April 2, 2020.

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 01 2020
 

The results demonstrate people support new measures to protect them financially:

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 01 2020
 

The Province has partnered with the Digital Technology Supercluster and the Business Council of British Columbia to create the COVID-19 Supply Hub, a made-in-B.C. online platform to co-ordinate, source and expedite medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) for provincial health authorities to support front-line health workers fighting COVID-19.

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 01 2020

Educators will have an easy-to-use video-conferencing and collaboration platform to communicate remotely with their students while in-class learning is suspended to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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