COVID-19: Multilingual Resources

These websites include information that has been translated into other languages.

On the Web

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 Survey: Your Story, Our Future

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 Office of the Human Rights Commissioner – Message on COVID-19

A message from the BC Human Rights Commissioner with guidance for employers, landlords, service providers and each of us as individuals about how to ensure that human rights are protected and balanced against urgent health priorities during the COVID-19 pandemic. With translations available in ASL, Farsi, Mandarin and more.

COVID-19 Fact Sheets

Helpful basic fact sheets about Covid-19 reviewed by physicians and Harvard medical school faculty, available in 35 different languages.

COVID-19 Multilingual Resources

A great compilation of reputable resources about COVID-19 in other languages, from UBC. Includes Chinese, South Asian, Farsi, Korean, Italian, and Tagalog.

COVID-19 Response Coalition

A coalition of Metro Vancouver organizations and individuals have translated information about COVID-19 into Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese and Tagalog.

Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Financial Assistance for Newcomers, Temporary Residents and Refugees

If you live in Canada, even temporarily, and are facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be support for you. Some of the information on this page is available in multiple languages.

Immigrant Education Society Mindfulness Self-Help

Mindfulness self-help available in multiple languages including Chinese.

North Shore Multicultural Society's Services Offered during COVID-19 Crisis

North Shore Multicultural Society remains open for service to support the North Shore community with information and support during the Canada-wide Covid-19 response.

  • NSMS continues to offer information, support, and referrals to immigrants on the telephone and online while in-person services are temporarily on hold.  
  • NSMS has added additional service request pathways through direct email connections.  Please note that requests can be written in any language.