Most Recent Alerts

We have highlighted the most recent alerts from all regions and sources in British Columbia, to ensure you have quick access to the latest public information that may affect you and your family. For food recalls, medication and product recalls, and allergy alerts issues by Government of Canada agencies, visit the Across Canada tab. For information on air quality, forest fires, food inspections, and water quality advisories, visit the In Your Area tab.

July 6, 2020

Joint statement on B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:
July 3, 2020

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreak over at Langley Lodge

SURREY – Fraser Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Langley Lodge, a contracted long term care facility operated by Langley Care Society.
June 30, 2020

Overdose Advisory

There is an increase in overdoses in Victoria from opioids and stimulants, increased risk with smoking!
June 30, 2020

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreak over at Valhaven Home

Fraser Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Valhaven Home, a long term care facility in Abbotsford operated by Tabor Home Society.
June 29, 2020

Joint statement on B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia.
June 27, 2020

COVID-19 notification for Brandi's Exotic Show Lounge

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Coastal Health is notifying people who visited Brandi’s Exotic Show Lounge (5th Floor, 595 Hornby St., Vancouver) about possible exposure to COVID-19 between the hours of 9pm and 3am on the evenings of June 21st, 22nd, 23rd, and 24th (including midnight to 3 am on the 25th).
June 26, 2020

Public Health Notice: Check hand sanitizer for products that may contain methanol

Alert issued for hand sanitizer products that may contain methanol. British Columbians are advised to check hand sanitizer products made by Eskbiochem SA de CV in Mexico as the products may contain methanol. The products are sold under various brand names.
June 24, 2020

Testing information

Testing is available for all who need it, but not everyone requires a test.
June 24, 2020

B.C. begins next phase of safe restart plan

British Columbians are taking the next step in BC’s Restart Plan with a gradual transition to Phase 3, including the safe and respectful return of travel and tourism within the province.
June 23, 2020

Preventing window and balcony falls

With warm weather’s arrival, BC Emergency Health Services is reminding parents and caregivers to keep children safe near windows and balconies, especially with the increased confinement during COVID-19.

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