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COVID cases rising among children too young for vaccine

The BC COVID Modelling Group has released its latest report and warns that Coronavirus cases are rising among children who are not … more ›

Travellers within Canada and all federal employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 by end of October

If you want to travel within Canada this winter you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  At the end of … more ›

25 COVID-19 exposures in Island schools as mask mandate goes into effect for K-12 students

As the mask mandate within B.C. schools expands to include all grades, Island Health is reporting more COVID-19 exposures at local schools. … more ›

COVID-19: 33% of B.C.’ers say an establishment failed to check for vaccine card

The results are in and it seems not all establishments in British Columbia are checking patrons for their BC Vaccine Card when … more ›

‘Happy it’s coming back’: BCTF president finds COVID-19 school notifications needed now more than ever

The president of the BC Teachers Federation is concerned about the spike in COVID-19 cases, but she’s happy provincial officials are bringing … more ›

COVID-19: B.C. vaccine card now required to enter certain businesses, events

Best have your B.C. vaccine card downloaded and ready to go. Starting today, it’s the only acceptable proof of vaccination for British … more ›

Poll shows fewer Canadians believe worst of COVID-19 behind us

A new nationwide poll shows a growing number of Canadians believe the pandemic will be with us for a long time to … more ›

Provincial health officer urges those who’ve had COVID to get vaccinated

B.C.’s top doctor says contracting COVID-19 in the past doesn’t guarantee immunity from the virus. Provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry is … more ›

Province bringing back COVID-19 school notifications

Health officials in B.C. are bringing back COVID-19 school notifications. The province’s top doctor says the system will likely return by the … more ›

B.C.’s top doctor urges expectant moms to get COVID vaccine

B.C.’s chief medical health officer is urging pregnant women and girls to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Dr. Bonnie Henry told reporters today … more ›

Province reports 677 new COVID cases, 86 in Island Health region

Eighty-six percent of eligible people aged 12 and up in B.C. have now received at least one dose of a COVID vaccine. … more ›

Now over 40 B.C. schools report COVID-19 exposures

Four more schools are reporting COVID-19 in their communities, including three on Vancouver Island. Most of the schools currently on the list … more ›

NACI recommends COVID-19 booster shot for more Canadians

More at-risk Canadians can now get a third booster shot of a Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.  The new guidance from the … more ›

COVID hospital stays in Canada amount to nearly $1 billion: report

A new report shows the heavy financial burden that COVID puts on Canada’s healthcare system. Data from the Canadian Institute for Health … more ›

Another 814 COVID cases in B.C., including 90 in Island Health

Despite rising vaccination rates, we’re seeing another bloated number of COVID-19 cases in B.C. The province reported 814 new ones today, including … more ›

Four deaths reported as Esquimalt care home deals with COVID outbreak 

Four people have now died at a long term care home in Esquimalt. This comes as the Sunset Lodge deals with a … more ›

COVID Update: 655 new cases province-wide; two deaths in Island Health

Health officials in British Columbia are reporting 655 new cases of COVID-19 today (Tuesday, Aug. 31st), including 68 in the Island Health … more ›

BC Covid data; unvaccinated 34x more likely to be hospitalized

Unvaccinated people in BC are 12 times more likely to get Covid 19… are 34 times more likely to be hospitalized, and … more ›

B.C. adds nearly 900 COVID-19 cases

A push for vaccinations and new restrictions hasn’t slowed down the fourth wave of COVID-19 in B.C. The province ended the week … more ›

Health Canada approves Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for children 12 and older

Older children now have access to a second COVID-19 vaccine in Canada. Health Canada said today it considers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine … more ›