COVID-19 Fact Links

By Fran Yanor, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter


The following are a list of links to science-based sources of information on COVID-19 in B.C.:

Do you have COVID-19? Take the B.C. government’s online self-assessment quiz to find out: https://covid19.thrive.health

Do you need to self-isolate? Find instructions here on how to do it safely : http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/testing-isolation

The provincial government’s latest measures to curb the spread of the new coronavirus as it relates to hospital operations, long-term care facilities, casinos and gatherings of over 50 people: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2020HLTH0086-000499

A range of COVID-19 topics explained, courtesy of BCCDC: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/common-questions

Follow BCCDC on Twitter @CDCofBC or visit: http://www.bccdc.ca/

The Government of Canada Coronavirus disease info page:
https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html?utm_campaign=not-applicable&utm_medium=vanity-url&utm_source=canada-ca_coronavirus

Government of Canada’s coronavirus overview and chronology of events:
https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection.html

 The World Health Organization (WHO) world map tracking COVID-19 infections worldwide:
https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/685d0ace521648f8a5beeeee1b9125cd

 A brief WHO video tracing the origins and characteristics of the coronavirus:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOV1aBVYKGA&lc=UgxEWTyAAO4ro7wPSpp4AaABAg

 Short WHO video illustrating how COVID-19 is spread:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=90&v=1APwq1df6Mw&feature=emb_logo

If symptoms begin, contac your local health care provider or call 811 for assistance.

 For non-medical information relating to COVID-19, call: 1 888 COVID-19

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