March 17, 2020.
What you need to know about COVID-19
Wash your hands, cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing, and stay home when you’re sick.
Reported signs and symptoms include: fever, coughing, and/or difficulty breathing.
If you think you have the symptoms of COVID-19, please stay at home and call 8-1-1. If you think you have the symptoms of COVID-19, please stay home. Patients with mild respiratory symptoms (including cold symptoms) should not be tested. COVID-19 presents as a mild illness in the majority of patients. Seek medical assessment if respiratory symptoms worsen.
Travelling outside of Canada:
The Government of B.C. recommends against all non-essential travel outside of Canada, including to the United States. Anyone who chooses to travel outside of Canada will be asked to stay away from work or school for 14 days upon their return.
If you have health concerns, call HealthLink BC at 8-1-1. Please be patient as they are experiencing high call volumes.