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Health Organizations:

First Nations Health Authority: www.fnha.ca

World Health Organization: www.who.int

Northern Health: www.northernhealth.ca

HealthLink BC: www.healthlinkbc.ca

Canadian Government: www.canada.ca

BC Provincial Health Services Authority: www.bccdc.ca

Public Healthcare Guidelines for Childcare Settings

Toll-free Numbers

COVID-19 Online Clinic and Information Line for Northern BC residents: 1-844-645-7811

HealthLink BC health line: 8-1-1 or 7-1-1 (deaf/hard of hearing)

Non-medical information line for COVID-19 is available 7:30am-8pm: 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319) or by text:604-630-0300

BC 2-1-1, gov. and community information line; also connects seniors with volunteers: 2-1-1

Symptom Self-Assessment Tool

BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool

Virtual Doctor Consults

Babylon by TELUS Health is a free healthcare mobile app that allows you to check symptoms, consult with doctors(BC residents covered under Medical Services Plan) and access your health records:  Download the app on your mobile phone

First Nations Virtual Doctor of the Day Program – Launched by First Nations Health Authority

Kitsumkalum Nurse Practitioner, Toby Hilton, is available for phone consults: 250-635-6172

Economic Supports

Employment and Social Development Canada – applying for unemployment insurance sickness benefits

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Canada Emergency Response Benefit

Accessing Financial Benefits and Support During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Mental Health Supports

Tolerance for Uncertainty: A Covid-19 Workbook by Dr. Sachiko Nagasawa at www.baypsychology.ca

KUU-US Crisis Line (feeling anxiety or fear?): 1-800-588-8717

MindShift CBT – Download this free app by Anxiety Canada to help manage your anxiety

Counsellor Blaine Stensgaard at Kitsumkalum Health is available at: 250-635-6172 or 250-615-1430

Northern BC’s Crisis Line: 1-888-562-1214

Northern Youth Online, mental health support for youth: 1-888-564-8336, online chat available at the link

Mental Health and Substance Use Information at www.heretohelp.bc.ca

Kid’s Help Line: 1-800-668-6868

K’san Women’s Telephone Support and Transition House: 250-635-6447 or by text: 250-641-7233

 

COVID-19 Quick Sheet

 

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