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.

October 24, 2020

Fraser Health confirms COVID-19 case with staff member at Queen’s Park Care Centre

A staff member at Queen’s Park Care Centre has tested positive for COVID-19. Fraser Health has declared an outbreak, and a rapid response team is at the site.
October 23, 2020

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

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Stephen Brown, deputy minister of health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia: “Today, we are reporting 223 new cases, including five epi-linked cases, for a total of 12,554 cases in British Columbia."
October 21, 2020

Fraser Health confirms COVID-19 cases with staff members at Evergreen Baptist Care Society, Good Samaritan Victoria Heights, Sunset Manor, Fort Langley Seniors Community, and Baillie House; declares outbreaks over in five care facilities

Individual staff members at Evergreen Baptist Care Society, Good Samaritan Victoria Heights, Sunset Manor, Fort Langley Seniors Community, and Baillie House have tested positive for COVID-19. Fraser Health has declared outbreaks at these locations and has deployed rapid response teams to each site. Communication with residents and families is underway.
October 20, 2020

Take flu out of the mix – get your flu shot

This year, it’s more important than ever to get a flu shot to protect against the spread of influenza, especially for those at highest risk of illness.
October 20, 2020

Online booking for COVID-19 tests coming to Interior Health

KELOWNA – People across Interior Health will soon have access to new, easier ways to book an appointment for a COVID-19 test with the launch of online booking for all IH COVID-19 Community Collection Centres.
October 19, 2020

Fraser Health confirms COVID-19 case with staff member at Zion Park Manor

A staff member at Zion Park Manor has tested positive for COVID-19. A Fraser Health rapid response team is at the site and communication with residents and families is underway.
October 19, 2020

Get Your Bubble Vaccinated: Flu shots are now available across Interior Health

With influenza season approaching, it’s time to get vaccinated. This year, the influenza vaccine is more important than ever to protect ourselves and our loved ones as we fight COVID-19. With similar symptoms to COVID-19, influenza is a contagious respiratory disease that can lead to serious illness, hospitalization and death.
October 18, 2020

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreaks at J&L Beef Ltd., The Village and Rosemary Heights Seniors Village

Fraser Health Public Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at J&L Beef Ltd., a meat processing facility located at 17565 65A Avenue, Surrey, after finding evidence of COVID-19 transmission among staff working at this location.
October 17, 2020

Overdose Alert Surrey

There have been multiple overdoses reported on October 16 and 17 in Surrey, with reports of cocaine use likely contaminated with a powerful opioid like fentanyl.
October 16, 2020

Get your flu shot: the reasons are all around you

If there was ever a time to get a flu shot, this is the year. In advance of flu clinics opening later this month, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is encouraging local residents to book ahead and schedule a time to get their flu vaccination.

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