With school now fully back in session, the BC CDC will be providing updates on any notifications or clusters found across the provincial school system, today's statement provided some background towards that project.
“Beginning today, the BCCDC website will also link to regional health authorities' school notification pages, providing the date and type of notification (outbreak, cluster or exposure) for impacted schools. Fraser Health’s school notification page is available now and the other regional health authorities will have theirs ready soon. "
That table can be reviewed here.
As part of today's information update, Dr. Henry and Minister Dix also outlined a range of measures to be put in place related to safer alternatives to the toxic drug supply in the province, you can review those notes here.
The two public health officials also outlined some of the ongoing themes to be aware of heading towards the fall months and how British Columbians can continue to work towards reducing the case counts that have been on the increase in recent weeks.“As we work to support each other, one of the biggest concerns with COVID-19 is the unidentified spread of the virus in our communities. This is why getting tested as soon as you have symptoms is so important.
The BC Centre for Disease control has some valuable Coronavirus notes related to COVID-19 you can explore that information here.
You can learn more about the outbreak from both the Province and the Federal government from the links below:
Federal Government site
British Columbia Government site
The World Health Organization website also offers up the latest advisories on the global situation.
More from Northern Health can be reviewed here
You can review our archive of past statements and local information here.
Local governments and organizations have also provided for increased awareness of COVID-19 issues, those past advisories can be reviewed here.
For notes from across Canada and British Columbia we have been archiving the latest items through our political portal Darcy McGee