Youth & Family Powell River follows all Provincial Health Orders. Visitors to our offices, Family Centre Library & Youth Resource Centre are asked to sanitize, sign in, and complete a declaration regarding Covid 19. Please do not visit if you are feeling ill or have been exposed to someone with Covid 19. (Curbside or virtual services may be available instead.) As of March 10, 2022, face coverings are no longer required in indoor public spaces but, staff or visitors may wear them if they feel more comfortable doing so.
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COVID-19 Provincial Support and Information
NEW PROVINCIAL ADVICE AND MEASURES:
✔️Latest COVID-19 government news updates and statements: https://news.gov.bc.ca/Search?q=COVID-19
✔️To view the list of the provincial health officer’s orders, visit: Province-wide restrictions – Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca)
✔️For non-medical information and supports, call 1 888 COVID19 between 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m., seven days a week, or visit: www.gov.bc.ca/COVID19
Website with daily updated list of information about benefits and services:
The Province of BC declared a state of emergency to support COVID-19 response. For Support for British Columbians, you can call 1-888-COVID19 and speak to a ServiceBC agent for any non-health related information and services such as childcare, travel advisories, school closures and more. Service is available from 7:30am to 8:00pm PST.
- Within Canada call 1-888-268-4319
- International calls 1-604-412-0957
- Text 1-604-630-0300
If you are feeling unwell, check your symptoms with the BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool
The BC Centre for Disease Control has an informative website on how to protect yourself, your family and your community and what to do if you suspect you have the virus.
Government of Canada has also set up an Outbreak Update with stats on the current situation and additional information.
Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses
The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. There is temporary income support for workers and parents. For details on the current options available to assist, click HERE for the Government of Canada Department of Finance website
If you are sick, quarantined or have been directed to self-isolate, you can apply for Employment Insurance Sick Benefits HERE