Posted on Wednesday 24th June 2020

COVID-19 Symptoms and Self-Assessment Tools

If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, including a fever, a new (or worsening) cough, or shortness of breath, then you should contact your family doctor or check-in with the resources below:

How to use PPE

How to wear a Face Mask

How to remove PPE

Community Living BC

Information for Individuals and families (including summaries and audio recordings of their teleconferences)

Government of Canada

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan 

Canada Revenue Agency: How to register for CRA “My Account”

Government of Canada: Questions and Answers on the CERB

Government of British Columbia

April 2 news release about new benefits 

Summary of Support for Income & Disability Assistance

BC COVID-19 Dashboard (Provincial Data)

COVID-19 Provincial Support and Information

Wellness and Mental Health

Wellness Together Canada (launched April 15)
Province of BC - COVID-19 supports page – includes a specific tab at the bottom re: health & mental health -
Province of BC - COVID-19 virtual mental health supports –
Province of BC - Managing COVID-19 Stress, Anxiety & Depression

Additional Resources

BC Non-Profit Housing Association: A summary of provincial supports available to individuals and residents:

Green Mountain Self Advocates: COVID-19 information by and for people with disabilities: 

Easter Seals: Social distancing social story: 
Plain language Pandemic Safe sex

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