Information on the Novel Coronavirus

The Provincial Health Officer (PHO) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) are advising that the risk to the general public, including school-age children, from the Coronavirus, is very low. The PHO and the MoH will continue to communicate with school authorities and provide updates as required.

Reducing the Risk
The BC Centre for Disease Control recommends that to reduce the risk of exposure to novel coronavirus, individuals should practice the same measures that are taken in relation to colds and flu by frequent hand washing and good hygiene habits.

For more information:
BC Centre for Disease Control or the World Health Organization websites or call the toll-free phone number (1-833-784-4397).