Hornby Island Co-op Response Update – Information Resources – April 17, 2020

Dear Hornby island Co-op and Community Members,

Please take a the following list of official COVID-19 pandemic information resources. Every single person can make a positive difference right now by making good, informed decisions. Please consider sharing with your family and friends.

Feel free to contact me anytime if you have questions or to share an idea.

Take care, be well,

Lisha Scott, Team Leader

Pick Up Service

Local Hornby Island:
Our Hornby Island Co-op website links to our Facebook page updates. You do not have to be a Facebook member to read them as they are posted publicly.

Weekly CHFR 96.5 Hornby Radio interviews by Albini Lapierre with community leaders are broadcast and available to stream anytime.

HICEEC, https://www.hornbyisland.com

✓ Health Canada website: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-diseasecovid-19.html?utm_campaign=not-applicable&utm_medium=vanity-url&utm_source=canada-ca_coro-Cnavirus

✓ Provincial news and joint statements by Provincial Health Authorities, Bonnie Henry and Adrian Dix, BC Government News Updates: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases

✓ Canadian government news, speeches in the House of Commons and statements from the office of the Prime Minister: https://pm.gc.ca/en

✓ Health Link BC: https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-feature/coronavirus-disease-covid-19

✓ BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC): http://covid-19.bccdc.ca/

✓ BCCDC on masks: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/prevention-risks/masks

✓ World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/

✓ Canada Employment Insurance: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei.html

✓ Homewood Health (our EFAP for Co-op employees): homeweb.ca 1-800-663-1142

✓ If you have symptoms of COVID-19 or any other health related issues call the health Information line: 8-1-1

✓ If you have non-medical questions about COVID-19, call this number between 7:30am and 8pm, seven days a week: 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319)

✓ A government COVID-19 symptom self-assessment tool: https://covid19.thrive.health/

✓ Government of Canada economic support plan for Canadians and businesses: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/03/canadas-covid-19-economic-response-plansupport-for-canadians-and-businesses.html

✓ Canada Emergency Response Benefit: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/cerb-application.html