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Update on COVID19 and Vaccinations

Community Health Notice posted: 29-Nov-2021 9:54 AM PST

The following is an overall update on COVID19 information, including vaccination coverage; vaccines for 5-11 year olds, and boosters.

The resources can be found on the following sites - please copy and paste URL links:

1. BCCDC COVID-19 Dashboard: https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/a6f23959a8b14bfa989e3cda29297ded

2. BCCDC COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard: https//public.tableau.com/app/profile/bccdc/viz/BCCDCCOVID-19SurveillanceDashboard/Introduction

3. Recent MHO newsletter: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1I-JJ2lzM3tqNzxV79qRLMwMCxsvOITmK/view?usp=sharing

4. BCCDC 5-11 vax info page: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine/vaccines-children

5. Register to Get Vaccinated - BC immunization registration portal: https://www.getvaccinated.gov.bc.ca/s/

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Condition Specific Info / Support - Cancer

Camp Goodtimes

Camp Goodtimes provides a safety-focused, medically supervised, fun and recreational experience for children and teens affected by cancer and their families.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, V5Z 4J4
Local: (604) 675-7141
Toll-Free: 1-800-663-2524 ext. 7141
Fax: (604) 675-7124
Web Links Website Email

Canadian Cancer Society

Get trusted cancer information, locate community services, find help with travel & accommodations, borrow wigs & prosthesis, talk to someone who’s been there, adjust to life after treatment.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC and Yukon Division
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Cancer Information Service: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Fax: (604) 872-4113
Web Links Website Email

Cancer Connection

Peer support for people with cancer and their caregivers.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll-Free: 1-800-822-8664
Local: (604) 675-7148
Fax: (604) 675-7301
Web Links Website Email

New Normal

Adjust to life after breast or colorectal cancer.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll-Free: 1-800-822-8664
Local: (604) 675-7148
Fax: (604) 675-7301
Web Links Website Email

Travel Treatment Fund

Limited, short-term financial assistance to cover a portion of cancer-related transportation and accommodation expenses.more info

Address / Contact Info
Candian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll-Free: 1-800-663-2524 ext. 7122
Local: (604) 675-7122
Fax: (604) 675-7301
Web Links Website Email

Vancouver Island Lodge

Affordable accommodations located across from the Royal Jubilee Hospital and within walking distance to the BC Cancer Agency. A home away from home during cancer treatment with meals and support services.more info

Address / Contact Info
Candian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
2202 Richmond Road
, Victoria, BC, V8R 4R5
Phone: (250) 592-2662
Fax: (250) 592-7616
Web Links Website Email

West Coast Prostate Awareness Society

more info

Address / Contact Info
Altrusa House
12 - 142 Larwood Road
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 1S2
Phone: (250) 286-9696
Phone: (250) 923-1357
Fax: (250) 923-1348
Web Links Email

Wig & Breast Prosthesis Banks

Offering a wide range of donated wigs, headwear, permanent prostheses and bras to cancer patients throughout BC who have undergone surgery and cannot afford the cost of a wig or prosthesis.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Cancer Information Service: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Fax: (604) 872-4113
Web Links Website Email