COVID-19 Resources

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OsteopathyBC members have resumed practice with enhanced protocols following the Provincial Health Officer, and WorkSafeBC guidelines to minimize the risk of infection with COVID-19 since May 19th, 2020. Members have put in place measures to keep their patients, themselves and their staff as safe as possible while offering osteopathic treatment.

Please contact your osteopathic practitioner to schedule an appointment and find out how they have implemented COVID-19 protocols to keep you and others safe.

Click to view OBC's guidance to practitioners

 

Federal and Provincial Government Announcements: 

This section contains regular announcements or declarations by both Federal and Provincial Governments.

BC Vaccination Schedule

BC's Response to COVID-19

BC government COVID-19 orders and notices

COVID-19: Provincial State of Emergency 

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)

New relief benefits for Self-Employed, Workers and Businesses (after CERB)

Public Health Agency of Canada

 

Clinical Information:

This section contains information on clinical resources available to practitioners based on BC Centre for Disease Control, the Public Health Agency of Canada and information from various provincial health authorities.

Hand Washing 

Handwashing Poster 

HealthlinkBC 

Self-monitoring 

Public Health Agency of Canada 

BC Centre for Disease Control 

Vancouver Coastal Health Authority 

Fraser Health Authority 

Interior Health Authority 

Island Health 

First Nations Health Authority

Northern Health

BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool 

 

Small Business Resources and Employment Insurance:

This section contains information on how to manage the pandemic as a small business owner, including your responsibilities to your employees and what government supports will be available. This is an area that we expect to evolve rapidly in the next few weeks as government support plans become more developed.

COVID-19 One-Stop Support for Businesses and Individuals in BC

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan 

Employment Insurance Information 

Business Development Canada 

Small Business BC 

Small Business – Government of BC 

BC Employment Standards 

BC Chamber of Commerce

Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Canadian Federation of Independent Business 

Student Loan Deferral 

Employment and Social Development Canada (Employment Insurance)

 

General Pandemic Information:

This section provides links to trusted sources on the pandemic and a link to travel advisories that affect all Canadians.

Government of Canada Travel Advisory 

Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (US) 

World Health Organization

John Hopkins Corona Virus Resource Page

Elsevier’s free health and medical research on novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Worldometer Measurement of COVID19

HealthLinkBC Alerts