COVID-19: Health

Trusted, up-to-date information on the COVID-19 virus from local, national and world public health agencies.

On the Web

BC Centre for Disease Control - COVID-19

Frequently updated, the BC Centre for Disease Control has information about COVID-19, how to protect yourself, your family and your community, what to do if you suspect you have the virus, as well as directives for businesses, organizations and travellers.

BC Centre for Disease Control – COVID-19 – Multilingual Resources

Handouts and videos about COVID-19 from the BC Centre for Disease Control in multiple languages, including Chinese and Farsi.

BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool

This self-assessment tool, developed with the BC Ministry of Health, will help determine whether you may need further assessment or testing for COVID-19. You can complete this assessment for yourself, or on behalf of someone else, if they are unable to. Available online or on your device as an app.

BC HealthLink - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This information can be downloaded in English, Chinese, French and Hindi.

Government of Canada (Public Health Agency) - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 fact and information sheets produced by the Public Health Agency of Canada, including information on travel, being prepared, symptons and treatment, prevention and risk and the Government of Canada's ongoing response.

Vancouver Coastal Health Information on Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Updated daily, this site provides information from VCH Medical Health Officers, signs and symptoms, and links to other official sites.

World Health Organization - Coronavirus disease (COVID-019) outbreak

Become informed on the many aspects of this topic. This site includes a Q& A video.  

See also https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public

Multimedia

WHO Video

This four-minute educational video on the coronavirus from the World Health Organization is exceptionally well-presented.