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February 17 Update

According to the BC Centre for Disease Control, there were no new cases of COVID-19 for the period of February 7-13 in the Powell River Local Health Area (includes City of Powell River, qathet Regional District (minus Lasqueti), and Tla’amin Nation).

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Powell River doctors release COVID-19 survey results

Powell River Division of Family Practice has released results of its latest COVID-19 survey, with 647 people responding to the month-long survey, conducted in late 2020. This was the second COVID-19 survey conducted by the physicians and its intent is to illustrate how COVID-19 has impacted Powell River and how respondents could be best supported during this time.

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February 10 Update

For the week of January 31 to February 7 there was one new case of COVID-19 in the Powell River Local Health Area (includes City of Powell River, qathet Regional District (minus Lasqueti), and Tla’amin Nation).

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THE FACE BEHIND THE MASK

A weekly feature with a short Q&A. See All Features here.

The Face Behind the Mask: Hsiao-hui (Coco) Kao

This week’s Face Behind the Mask is Hsiao-hui (Coco) Kao. Coco is the coordinator at LIFT Immigrant Services in Powell River. She is one of the front-line workers in our community who is reaching out to help and support others.

We appreciate the efforts of all front-line and essential workers in our community who, like Coco, help to keep us connected and supported.

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RESILIENT TOGETHER

RESILIENT TOGETHER: REFLECTING ON 2020:  This video was commissioned by Powell River Division of Family Practice and the Facility Engagement Initiative to celebrate the resilience Powell River and area residents have shown in supporting and caring for one another through the pandemic of 2020. Thank you to all our front line and essential workers, and to all community members who have reached out to help others, making our community such a wonderful place to live. A special thank you to Claudia Medina of EnMedia for doing such an amazing job in putting this video together, and to all the artists and participants who contributed too.

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Symptoms & Testing - updated January 2021

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COVID-19 Mask Wearing Tips

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Is testing painful?

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Key times to wear a face mask

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5 most effective ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19

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Get the care you need

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The Swiss Cheese model for protecting against COVID-19

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COVID-19 Vaccinations: Do you have questions?

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5 questions about the COVID-10 vaccine

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Vancouver Coastal Health, in partnership with the Powell River Division of Family Practice, is now offering additional COVID-19 testing at a new clinic located on the upper level of the Powell River Recreation Complex.

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Cumulative COVID-19 cases in Powell River (all cases since the start of the pandemic), updated monthly.