Boosters available for pregnant people

January 13, 2022   People who are pregnant can book a COVID-19 booster vaccine if it has been at least eight weeks since they received their second vaccine dose. While it is recommended people get their booster six months after …

Province strengthens COVID-19 measures for safer holiday season

December 21, 2021 (Translations: French, Traditional Chinese 繁體中文, Simplified Chinese簡體中文, Punjabi read HERE )   The provincial health officer is implementing additional measures to address rising COVID-19 case counts that could result in increased hospitalizations and critical care admissions and the …

Province introduces new COVID-19 measures for safer holiday season

December 17, 2021 (Translations: Traditional Chinese 繁體中文, Simplified Chinese簡體中文, French,  Punjabi, read HERE ) To address rising COVID-19 case counts and keep people safe, the provincial health officer is issuing revised orders, which take effect on Monday, Dec. 20, 2021. Measures will …

Five paid sick days coming Jan. 1, 2022

Nov.24, 2021 (Translations: Traditional Chinese 繁體中文, Simplified Chinese簡體中文, French, Korean, Punjabi, Tagalog, read HERE)   Paid sick leave will be standard for workers in British Columbia beginning Jan. 1, 2022, with a minimum of five paid sick days each year. …

Joint statement on Health Canada approval of COVID-19 pediatric vaccine

November 19, 2021 (Translations: Traditional Chinese 繁體中文,Arabic, Farsi, French, Japanese, Korean, Punjabi, Tagalog, Vietnamese, read HERE  ) Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following statement regarding Health Canada’s approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine …

Indoor mask mandate extended

October 29, 2021 British Columbia’s provincial health officer has extended the mask mandate that requires masks be worn in all indoor public spaces throughout B.C. The previous order, which was set to expire on Oct. 31, 2021, has been extended …