COVID-19

March 10: Our Shot: Vaccinating B.C. Town Hall

B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout has begun and many British Columbians are looking forward to getting their lives back and saying farewell to the virus. But many questions about the vaccine remain, such as: How do we know that it’s safe and effective? Who will notify me when it’s my turn to get the vaccine? Can I get…

National Day of Observance for COVID-19

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to announce the Government of Canada is designating March 11, 2021, as a National Day of Observance to commemorate the people who lost their lives and the significant impacts we have all felt because of COVID-19: “Early last year, our lives, and the lives of…

Dr. Bonny Henry in Conversation with Paul Wells of Maclean Magazine

Dr. Bonnie Henry has been one of the leading figures in Canada’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As provincial health officer for British Columbia, her informative briefings have been part of the information diet for all Canadians. Dr. Henry will speak to Maclean’s senior writer Paul Wells about the challenges of managing a year-long health crisis,…

BC’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan

The COVID-19 vaccine is saving lives. Vaccines do more than protect the people getting vaccinated, they also protect everyone around them. The more people in a community who are immunized and protected from COVID-19, the harder it is for COVID-19 to spread. Click HERE to view the plan and to see when you may be eligible to…