COVID-19 Resource Page
This page will be updated with resources as they become available.
- BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool This self-assessment tool, developed with the BC Ministry of Health, will help determine whether you may need further assessment or testing for COVID-19. You can complete this assessment for yourself, or on behalf of someone else, if they are unable to. https://covid19.thrive.health/ There is also an app that you can download on iOS and Android devices (BC Covid-19 Support)
Your health is important. Here you will find updates and information to help you stay healthy & safe (Updated April 15, 2020):
- Dealing with stigma and prejudice. Stigma and prejudice information from theCentre for Addiction and Mental Health http://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-health-and-covid-19#stigma
- Instructions from the CDC on making your own cloth face masks DIY-cloth-face-covering-instructions. It is important to remember that wearing a mask doesn't make you invincible. Used correctly, masks can help. But hand washing and physical distancing are still extremely importantly,.
Resources for persons served (updated April 15):
- How do you talk about COVID-19 to people with intellectual disabilities? https://www.openfuturelearning.org/blog/index.php/how-do-you-talk-about-covid-19-to-people-with-intellectual-disabilities/
- British Columbia artists online. Check out this website for up to date list of online events and resources https://cultureonline.ca/
- A pdf picture book that you can easily view on a computer or print that helps explain the Coronavirus and the importance of hand washing https://posabilities.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Coronavirus-Story.pdf
- Museums and concerts https://www.cnn.com/style/article/what-to-do-at-home-streaming-art-museums-concerts-coronavirus-trnd/index.html
- How to stay fit during the pandemic https://globalnews.ca/news/6717636/work-out-at-home/
- Audio books: Audible has free audio books available https://stories.audible.com/discovery
- Local libraries offer a number of online resources, including digital books: https://www.nwpl.ca/