COVID-19: BC's Restart Plan
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Take the BC COVID-19 Survey to share your experience during this pandemic and help plan BC’s future. At the end of the survey, participants are asked about their interest in taking part in two future initiatives: A serology survey (blood testing) to help determine immunity across the population, and planning for digital tools to help identify and manage COVID-19 infection. Available online in English, simplified Chinese and with a Punjabi translation. Those who cannot complete the survey online or need assistance in another language may call 1-833-707-1900, seven days a week, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., to take the survey over the phone.
BC’s Restart Plan lays out a series of steps that we will take together to protect people and ensure that our province can reopen and keep COVID-19 transmission low. The plan addresses returning to work, an outline of how instutions such as provincial parks, schools and public transit will reopen, public health messages and how we'll continue taking care of each other.
This 12-page report from BC’s Ministry of Health outlines how non-urgent/elective surgeries will start up again.
Parents have the choice to send their children back to school on a gradual and part-time basis, beginning June 1. The June 1 optional return to school is part of BC's Education (K-12) Restart Plan (PDF) which prepares students and teachers for a return to full-time classes planned for September, provided it is safe to return.
WorkSafeBC has released guidelines to help businesses identify actions and protocols they need to have in place to open under the Province’s Restart Plan.