Your Health

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry recommends fresh air and sunshine are important for your over-all health and your back yard is now your safest place to do that.

CPSP-Public Health Alert

Mental Health and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wellness Together Canada

BC Center for Disease Control

World Health Organization

Practise Personal Distancing

211-Help for Seniors

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers a list of tips and resources to help people come up with a personal and household plan.

  • Wash your hands
  • Avoid close contact with those that are sick
  • Stay home as much as possible
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes, use your elbow
  • Wear a cloth face cover when around others
  • If you are concerned that you have been exposed to COVID-19 call your local health care provide or 8-1-1 for instructions.

    About 8-1-1

    8-1-1 is a free-of-charge provincial health information and advice phone line available in British Columbia. The 8-1-1 phone line is operated by HealthLink BC, which is part of the Ministry of Health. By calling 8-1-1, you can speak to a health service navigator, who can help you find health information and services; or connect you directly with a registered nurse, a registered dietitian, a qualified exercise professional, or a pharmacist. Any one of these healthcare professionals will help you get the information you need to manage your health concerns, or those of your family.

    BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool

    Managing COVID19 Stress, Anxiety and Depression

    For non-medical information about COVID-19:

    The province has created a phone service to provide non-medical information about COVID-19, including the latest information on travel recommendations and social distancing. Information is available in more than 110 languages, 7:30 am – 8 pm at 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319) or via text message at 604-630-0300.

    If you require access to health care for other concerns while in the region, please check in to a facility near you:

    Health Care Facilities in Gold Country:

    Health Care Facilities Closest to Gold Country:

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