NewsCOVID-19

Jul 22
2020

SafeCare BC and Family Caregivers of BC Launch Safe Visitation Course

SafeCare BC and Family Caregivers of BC Kickstart Safe Visitation at Long-term Care Homes and Call on Other Organizations to Partner For Immediate Release: July 22, 2020 BURNABY – In response to changes announced last month by the Provincial Health Officer on visitation in long-term care and assisted living, SafeCare BC, in collaboration with Family […]

Jul 22
2020

Jen Lyle CKNW Interview July 22

What does it mean to be “COVID Competent”? SafeCare BC’s CEO, Jen Lyle spoke with CKNW to discuss what you can do to prevent spreading infection. You can sign up for SafeCare BC’s Social Visitation Essential Course here. 

Jul 14
2020

July 14 COVID-19 Update

Today, Dr. Bonnie Henry provided the following COVID-19 update. There have been 13 new cases, for a total of 3,128 in BC. 14 people are in hospital, while 5 are in intensive care. There are currently 209 active cases in BC. Dr. Henry says the outbreak at Krazy Cherry Farm does not pose a risk […]

Jun 30
2020

Charting a Course for Safe Visitation in Long-term Care

In response to changes announced today by the Provincial Health Officer on visitation in long-term care and assisted living, SafeCare BC, in collaboration with Family Caregivers of British Columbia, is proposing a standardized solution that will facilitate family and friends in supporting loved ones in care, while addressing concerns around safety for residents and workers. […]

Jun 29
2020

June 29 COVID-19 Update

Today, Dr. Bonnie Henry provided the following COVID-19 update. There have been 26 new cases in the last 72 hours, for a total of 2,904 in BC. 18 people are in hospital, while 5 are in intensive care. There are currently 153 active cases in BC. There have been no additional deaths since Friday. 2,577 […]

Jun 25
2020

June 25 COVID-19 Update

Today, Dr. Bonnie Henry provided the following COVID-19 update. There have been 19 new test-positive cases and one epi-linked case, for a total of 2,869 in BC. 15 people are in hospital, while 7 are in intensive care. There are active cases in six long-term care homes and one in a hospital. Sadly, there have […]

Jun 24
2020

Operation Protect by the Numbers

Over the past three months, Operation Protect has collected 1.25 million pieces of personal protective equipment. Take a look at this infographic to see how the numbers break down.  

Jun 22
2020

Radio NL Discusses Operation Protect With SafeCare BC

Ken Donohue, SafeCare BC’s Director of Communications and Member Services spoke with Radio NL to discuss Operation Protect’s latest milestone of 1.25 million pieces of donated personal protective equipment.

Jun 22
2020

June 22 COVID-19 Update

Today, Dr. Bonnie Henry provided the following COVID-19 update. Over the past 72 hours, there have been 32 new cases, for a total of 2,822 in BC. 14 people are in hospital, while 6 are in intensive care. There are active cases in six long-term care homes and one in a hospital. Sadly, there has […]

Jun 22
2020

Operation Protect Exceeds One Million Donated Items

SafeCare BC’s Operation Protect exceeds goal of one million donated items of personal protective equipment for healthcare workers. For Immediate Release: June 22, 2020   SafeCare BC’s Operation Protect has reached a  significant milestone — 1.25 million pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) have been donated from 605 individuals and organizations. Operation Protect launched three […]