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.

November 23, 2020

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreaks over at Dania Home, Suncreek Village and The Harrison at Elim Village; declares new outbreak at Queen’s Park Care Centre

November 23, 2020. Fraser Health has declared COVID-19 outbreaks over at Dania Home, Suncreek Village and The Harrison at Elim Village. With the implementation of comprehensive strategies to prevent and respond to COVID-19 in care facilities, there are no longer any COVID-19 cases at these locations.
November 23, 2020

COVID-19 outbreak at North Peace Seniors Housing Society apartments – Fort St. John

Northern Health Public Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the North Peace Seniors Housing Society apartments in Fort St. John, BC. There are currently 6 confirmed cases among apartment residents.
November 23, 2020

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

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, 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 on three 24-hour periods. From Nov. 20 to 21, we had 713 new cases. From Nov. 21 to 22 we had 626 new cases and in the last 24 hours, we have had a further 594 new cases. “This represents 1,933 new cases of COVID-19, including 11 epi-linked cases, for a total of 27,407 cases in British Columbia. “There are 7,360 active cases of COVID-19 in the province. There are 277 individuals currently hospitalized with COVID-19, 58 of whom are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.
November 20, 2020

Interior Health declares long-term care outbreak at Orchard Manor in Kelowna

KELOWNA – Interior Health has declared an outbreak at Orchard Manor after one staff member tested positive for COVID-19. No residents have tested positive for COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms at this time.
November 20, 2020

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreak over at Evergreen Baptist Care Society; declares outbreaks at Care Life Fleetwood and Sunset Manor

November 20, 2020. Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak over at Evergreen Baptist Care Society in White Rock. With the implementation of comprehensive strategies to prevent and respond to COVID-19 in care facilities, there are no longer any COVID-19 cases at this location. Evergreen Baptist Care Society is a long term care facility in White Rock that is owned and operated by Baptist Housing.
November 20, 2020

Possible COVID-19 exposure at Irish Times Pub in Victoria

Island Health is notifying people who attended Irish Times Pub, 1200 Government Street, Victoria, on November 13 between 5:00 pm and 8:30 pm about a possible exposure to COVID-19.
November 19, 2020

Province-wide restrictions

By order and direction of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), all individuals, places of work and businesses in B.C. must significantly reduce their level of social interactions and travel.
November 19, 2020

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreaks at Royal Columbian Hospital, Langley Memorial Hospital long term care and The Residence at Clayton Heights

Fraser Health is providing updated information on COVID-19 outbreaks in long term care and acute settings that have been declared during the previous 24-hour period:
November 19, 2020

COVID-19 Outbreak Rescinded – Peace Villa Long Term Care Facility, Fort St John

Northern Health is rescinding the outbreak called on November 18th at Peace Villa Long Term Care Home. The outbreak was called after a potential exposure was identified and out of an abundance of caution. Upon additional investigation, the result confirmed that there was not an exposure at the facility.
November 19, 2020

COVID-19 outbreak at LNG Canada Project site - Kitimat

Northern Health Public Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the LNG Canada Project Site in Kitimat, BC, where JGC Fluor (JFJV) is the prime contractor, after finding evidence of COVID-19 transmission among staff working at this location.

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