COVID Information Hub

COVID Information Hub

Have you heard a rumour about COVID-19?
It may or may not be true. Get the facts here.

USEFUL RESOURCES

View maps of weekly and cumulative Powell River area case numbers.

COVID NEWS POWELL RIVER

COVID NEWS UPDATES: See all articles on our News Page here.

COVID-19 Community Survey

COVID-19 Community Survey conducted in 2020. 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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January 6 Update

The stormy weather, followed by brief periods of beautiful calm, seems appropriate for our COVID update this week. While we still have a lot of rough weather ahead in the pandemic, we are seeing glimpses of clearer skies locally right now.

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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: Tyler Brady

This week’s Face Behind the Mask is Tyler Brady, one of our local firefighters. People all over our community are reaching out and helping to support
one another – family and friends, but also acquaintances, colleagues,
and even strangers. From doctors and nurses to firefighters and teachers
to business owners and support staff, the strong fabric of our
community is something we can all appreciate and celebrate. That’s what this campaign is all about!

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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

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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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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.