Stay Informed: Health-Related Updates and Resources

For all COVID-19 HEALTH-related updates

a.     Visit BC Centre for Disease Control for comprehensive resources and information regarding COVID-19. See specifically relevant to the Creative Industries, Event Planning.

b.     Visit the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)’s website for the latest outbreak update on COVID-19.

c.     Visit the Health Link BC website for detailed information on COVID-19, including FAQs.

d.     Visit the BC Centre for Disease Control (BC CDC) website for the latest on how to prevent the transmission of diseases. Follow BC CDC on Twitter for regular updates: @CDCofBC

e.     Call the Health Canada COVID-19 information line: 1-833-784-4397. Interpretation services are available in multiple languages. Or email: 

f.      Follow Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, on Twitter: @CPHO_Canada

g.     Learn more about the British Columbia Pandemic Provincial Coordination Plan and Pandemic Preparedness in British Columbia.

h.     Self-Assessment Tool: BC Ministry of Health has developed a self-assessment tool to help individuals to determine whether they may need further assessment or testing. 

i.        The B.C. government’s COVID-19 support app can be downloaded through the Apple Store or Google Play and is also available as a website online here.

j.         Resources for managing COVID-19 related stress: