Be aware of what information is online.
Pacific Coast Health Services has noticed a lot of misinformation on the internet including on social media in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have compiled a list of links and collected some information that we feel should help clear up any misconceptions and to help you stay safe and informed. From testing & prevention to preparation & response here are some the most trusted sources to get information on COVID-19 in BC.
Health Link BC World Health Organization BC Centre for Disease Control Government of Canada Island Health Centre for Disease Control (for our U.S friends and family)
Phone support in BC call 811
The American Chemistry Council’s Center for Biocide Chemistries has compiled a list of products that have been pre-approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use against “emerging enveloped pathogens.” The centre said the products can be used during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Hand washing is one of the most important ways to fight the spread of viruses.
Pacific Coast Health Services COVID-19 Response Plan
COVID-19 like any new pandemic will have changing information. We will be updating this post as more information comes in. Do you have some information or a link that you think should be on this list? Drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org