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Hospital cleaning staff waiting for vaccine, part of Phase 2

Hospital cleaning staff waiting for vaccine, part of Phase 2

Dr. Bonnie Henry says the ministry is looking at which jobs are the most at risk for infections and outbreaks.
Bowen Islanders will be able to get vaccinated on island

Bowen Islanders will be able to get vaccinated on island

Starting March 8, Bowen Islanders 80 and over, or who are Indigenous and 65 or over, will be able to call to book a vaccine appointment. The date of the appointment will depend on age.
First 500,000 Covishield vaccine doses en route to Canada

First 500,000 Covishield vaccine doses en route to Canada

Feds say nearly one million COVID-19 vaccine doses from two manufacturers due to arrive this week
B.C. records 1,478 new COVID-19 cases, and eight deaths in past three days

B.C. records 1,478 new COVID-19 cases, and eight deaths in past three days

B.C.'s death toll from the pandemic has risen to 1,363.
B.C. extends gap between vaccine doses to 16 weeks as rollout accelerates

B.C. extends gap between vaccine doses to 16 weeks as rollout accelerates

Younger British Columbians may be able to receive some protection in spring rather than summer
Number of British Columbians monitored for COVID-19 rises to seven-week high

Number of British Columbians monitored for COVID-19 rises to seven-week high

Seven more COVID-19-related deaths brings death toll from virus in B.C. to 1,355.
3 schools in North Van accounted for almost 40 per cent of COVID warnings

3 schools in North Van accounted for almost 40 per cent of COVID warnings

Over half of all coronavirus warnings have been sent this month in North Vancouver
Dr. Bonnie Henry calls anti-mask rhetoric, threats 'incredibly challenging'

Dr. Bonnie Henry calls anti-mask rhetoric, threats 'incredibly challenging'

Health Minister Adrian Dix urging a more respectful debate
Number of new COVID cases stable but high on North Shore

Number of new COVID cases stable but high on North Shore

There were 141 new cases of COVID reported in North Vancouver and West Vancouver for week ending Feb. 20
Second vaccine doses exceed first doses as shipments ramp up

Second vaccine doses exceed first doses as shipments ramp up

Second doses have been delayed for weeks amid ongoing vaccine shortages