COVID-19 Information

We would like to also take this opportunity to stress the importance of self isolating if you are experiencing any flu like symptoms and to remind everyone to practice social distancing.

Information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and BC's roll out plan, please visit the below resources:

For Information regarding BC's Vaccine Eligibility & Registration please visit: External link opens in new tab or window

Everyone over the age of 5 who would like the COVID-19 vaccine is now eligible. To register for you're vaccine with Island Health you may call External link opens in new tab or window1-833-838-2323 to schedule your appointment or register online at External link opens in new tab or window

What is it?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses found mostly in animals. In humans, they can cause diseases ranging form the common cold to more severe diseases such as Severe Respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV). The new coronavirus has been named COVID-19.

Do you have a fever, new onset or worsening of a chronic cough, have travelled in the last 14 days and/or have had contact with a known case of COVID-19? Take this survey to see if you need testing: External link opens in new tab or window

You can contact the Island Health testing centre directly at 1-844-901-8442 if testing is indicated or call the office to schedule a telehealth appointment with your physician.

Recommended Resources

The Comox Valley School District 71 has provided their COVID-19 plan. More information is available at External link opens in new tab or window

The BC CDC has released COVID 19 information broken down by health Authority

You can easily access up to date information from your smart phone with the BC COVID app. You can download it here: External link opens in new tab or window