COVID-19: News, Updates and Resources

Province Announces Restart Plan

In May, the Province of British Columbia announced its four-stage Restart Plan, beginning on May 25, 2021. To learn more about the plan, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/info/restart

COVID-19 in BC

BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) COVID-19 DASHBOARD


COVID-19 News & Resources


SLRD NEWS, NOTICES & PRESS RELEASES  

SLRD Administration

While most SLRD staff members are working remotely, a core team is working from the administration office, located at 1350 Aster Street in Pemberton, BC. The office is open to the public for limited front-counter service. Office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. There will be a closure for lunch from 1:00 to 2:00 pm.

Visitors to the office, please note the following:

  • The partial reopening of the office is to facilitate pickup and drop off services only.
  • Access is to the foyer only.
  • To maintain physical distancing, a maximum of two members of the public will be allowed in the foyer at a time (please refer to spacer located on the carpet that shows spacing requirements).
  • Visitors must wear a mask.

The SLRD is committed to ensuring that services to the community remain in place, while taking the necessary measures to protect the health and safety of its employees. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. 

For general inquiries:


SLRD COVID-19 NEWS RELEASES:

April 21, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) Hosts First Virtual Board Meeting in Response to COVID-19

April 17, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Communities Launch "Feed the Need" Program to Support Local Food Banks

April 7, 2020 NEWS RELEASECommunities in Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Ask Visitors Not To Come During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 18, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) Announces Changes in Light of COVID-19 Situation


PUBLIC HEALTH RESOURCES

What is COVID-19

If you are concerned about COVID-19 symptoms, do not go to your local health clinic or hospital. Instead, call the Provincial Healthlink line at: 8-1-1.

Health authorities advise that the most important steps residents can take to protect themselves and the community from COVID-19 include:

  • Stay home from work, school, social gatherings and events if you are experiencing any illness (even mild symptoms).
  • Practice social distancing - maintain a one-metre distance between yourself and anyone else who is coughing or sneezing.
  • Forgo usual greetings (e.g. handshakes or hugs).
  • Avoid all non-essential travel outside of Canada.
  • Anyone returning from travel outside of Canada is asked to stay away from work or school for 14 days upon their return.
  • Cancel gatherings of 50 or more people.
  • Wash your hands often.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Limit contact with people who appear to be ill.

Self-Assessment Tool

Links to Information Sources:


MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Local

Provincial

National

  • Anxiety Canada
    Online resource providing self-help information, community programs and workshops in British Columbia, resources for parents and caregivers treating anxiety. 

Other


GOVERNMENT RESOURCES


SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES


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