Current Status of B.C.

Last Update: Dec. 3, 2020

Because British Columbia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is changing very rapidly from day to day, social media is often the fastest way to get new information direct from official sources. Follow these accounts to receive reliable information:

Official Facebook Accounts:

Government of British Columbia: @BCProvincialGovernment
Vancouver Coastal Health: @VCHhealthcare
Fraser Health: @FraserHealthAuthority

Official Twitter Accounts:

Government of British Columbia: @BCGovNews
Health Minister Adrian Dix: @adriandix
Vancouver Coastal Health: @VCHhealthcare
Fraser Health: @FraserHealth
Premier John Horgan: @jjhorgan
BC Centre for Disease Control: @CDCofBC
Health Canada: @GovCanHealth

Official Instagram Accounts:

Premier John Horgan: @johnhorgan4bc
Government of BC: @governmentofbc

Official TikTok Accounts:

Vancouver Coastal Health: @vch.healthtok

 

EMERGENCY STATUS
️ New public health order, effective November 19, 2020. See written Provincial Health Orders here on details of new restrictions. 
Summary of the public health order:
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social gatherings are prohibited
😷 masks must be worn while indoors in public places
🚲 group indoor fitness activities, such as spin classes and HIIT, are suspended
🚙 travel to and from communities for team athletic activities is prohibited
👀 no spectators allowed at any sport activities.
👪 Grandparents may still provide care, as this is considered an essential service.
🌳 You can go for a walk outside with 1 friend, but you must ensure that this does not turn into a gathering outside.

 

All in-person events and community-based gatherings as defined in the PHO order – Gatherings and Events (PDF) are suspended, with the exception of weddings, funerals, baptisms, support group meetings and business meetings.
🤒 Self-isolate if you are sick, even if it is not COVID-19.
🚨 Compliance & Enforcement: Violations of these public health orders, including not wearing a mask indoors, will result in a minimum fine of $230.