Flu season is here
Help stop the spread of the flu by:
- Washing your hands regularly
- Getting the flu vaccine
- Staying home if you are ill
Staying home if you are ill is an important part of British Columbia managing the flu season, call HealthLink BC 8-1-1 to speak to a registered nurse if you would like further information to help you make a decision on if you should stay home or if you need to see your doctor.
Check Your Symptoms
Where's the problem?
Public Health Alerts
Public health alerts include information about outbreaks, advisories and product recalls. Click on the links below to read the most recent alerts, or visit our Public Health Alerts web page.
FIND Services and Resources
If you are looking for health services in your community, you can use our directory to FIND hospitals, clinics, and other resources.
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Is it an emergency?
If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be life-threatening. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately. If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.