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Apr 02
2020

SafeCare BC Invites You to Share Your Support of Health-Care Workers

Share your support for BC’s health-care workers for the incredibly selfless, dedicated work they’re currently doing to support our province in its time of need. During these difficult circumstances, be part of our Health-Care Heroes campaign to show appreciation for all their hard work. Please take a moment to thank our health-care heroes – it’s […]

Apr 01
2020

COVID-19 April 1 Update

Today, Dr. Bonnie Henry provided the following COVID-19 update. 53 new cases, for a total of 1,066 across the province 142 individuals are in hospital, with 67 in intensive care Sadly, one more person has died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in BC to 25 21 long-term care homes and assisted living […]

Mar 31
2020

March 31 COVID-19 Update

In today’s update on COVID-19, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Minister of Health Adrian Dix provided the following information: There have been 43 new cases in BC, for a total of 1,013. 507 people — 50% — have made a complete recovery. 128 individuals have been hospitalized, with 61 in intensive care. Sadly, […]

Mar 30
2020

March 30 COVID-19 Update and Update on Operation Protect

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Minister of Health, Adrian Dix, provided an update on COVID-19 today. In the past 48 hours, there have been 86 new cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia. 16 cases are from March 29. 70 cases are from March 30. 106 individuals are in hospital care, with 60 of […]

Mar 30
2020

Staying Psychologically Healthy During Uncertain Times

During these difficult times, your mental health is a priority. Whether you’re looking for up-to-date credible information to ease your mind, a free workshop to learn about resiliency, or quick daily coping tips, here is a diverse collection of quick and easy resources for supporting your mental health. Mobile Options: Text4Hope – This free daily […]

Mar 27
2020

SafeCare BC’s Operation Protect Sees an Outpouring of Support

With a global shortage of personal protective equipment for health care workers, SafeCare BC has seen an outpouring of support in first few days of its Operation Protect initiative   For Immediate Release – March 27, 2020 With a global shortage of personal protective equipment for health care workers, including here in Canada, SafeCare BC […]

Mar 26
2020

March 26 COVID-19 Update

In today’s update on COVID-19, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, announced: There have been 66 new cases in BC, for a total of 725. 66 cases are in hospital care. 186 cases have made a complete recovery. No additional deaths. Lynn Valley Care Centre has seven new cases. Four of these are residents, three […]

Mar 25
2020

March 25 COVID-19 Update

Dr. Bonnie Henry gave an update on COVID-19 in BC. There have been 42 additional cases, for a total of 659 cases in the province. 64 of these cases are in hospital care. 183 of the cases have made a complete recovery. One additional death, for a total of 14. This death comes from Lynn […]

Mar 24
2020

March 24 COVID-19 Update

Dr. Bonnie Henry provided an Update on COVID-19 today. There have been 145 new cases. This includes both March 23 and March 24. The total number of cases in BC is 617. No additional deaths today. Ten of the thirteen deaths in BC have come from the Lynn Valley Care Centre The backlog of testing […]

Mar 24
2020

SafeCare BC CEO Talks Operation Protect on CKNW

SafeCare BC CEO Jen Lyle spoke with CKNW to discuss how individuals and organizations can support health care workers through Operation Protect.