COVID-19: INFORMATION & RESOURCES

29 APRIL 2020 ANNOUNCEMENT:  "AS OF TODAY, THE PROVINCE HAS SECURED NEARLY 300 ADDITIONAL

SPACES IN COMMUNITIES THROUGHOUT BC FOR PEOPLE LEAVING VIOLENT OR UNSTABLE SITUATIONS."

If you or someone you know is experiencing violence or abuse, please contact

VictimLinkBC at at 1-800-563-0808 or by email.

20 APRIL 2020 ANNOUNCEMENT:  "ANYONE WITH COVID-19 SYMPTOMS CAN NOW BE TESTED"

To find a testing center near you, call 811 or use the Collection Center Finder (Mobile & Desktop)

24-HR Dedicated COVID-19 Information Phone Line: with HealthLink BC's 811 phone line overburdened, the province has set up a new dedicated phone line to receive calls and provide non-medical COVID-19 information and support.

Call toll-free: 1-888-268-4319 (1-888-COVID19) for non-medical information, including the latest information about travel recommendations, social distancing orders, and access to support and services from the provincial and federal governments. 

Call 811 for medical-based support & information, including assistance with locating medical and health resources and practitioners, and referrals.

Call 911 only for medical emergencies requiring immediate assistance from ambulance paramedics, emergencies involving a fire, and/or emergencies requiring police assistance. 

BC Centre for Disease Control

Information & Resources Page

HealthLink BC

Information & Resources Page

Supporting your mental health through the COVID-19 pandemic

Rental & Renter Protection

Information & Resources

SWAN's services are free and confidential. 

 

For direct services in English, Mandarin or Cantonese,

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With gratitude for the wisdom of all First Peoples, 

we acknowledge that we live & work on the stolen lands

of the Musqueam, Squamish & Tsleil-Waututh Nations.  

 

 

 

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