The next Omicron wave is already upon us—but this one will be much harder to track, thanks to changes in how BC releases COVID-19 data.
March 25, 2022
Child care service providers also had large problems with staffing during the pandemic, with many workers off sick.
March 10, 2022
The repeal of the mask mandate comes into effect at 12:01am on March 11.
March 8, 2022
Studies from Ontario and the United States have shown that the pandemic did have an impact on families keeping up to date on childhood immunization.
February 25, 2022
Kayli Jamieson feels that her Long COVID symptoms warrant treatment—and her doctor agrees. But the problem now is that she’s still four weeks out from being eligible for treatment at BC’s post-COVID clinics.
February 24, 2022
Kits will contain five tests each and be given out free of charge, as early as Friday in some locations.
February 15, 2022
BC is lifting most COVID restrictions on events and gatherings, although masks will still be required in indoor public spaces.
February 11, 2022
Previously, an outbreak would be declared in a care home if there was evidence of COVID transmission from one person to another. As of Feb 1, however, that’s no longer the case.
February 7, 2022
A new report from an independent group that models the COVID-19 pandemic in BC says it’s hard to know where we are in the Omicron wave, due to incomplete information.
February 2, 2022
Vancouver resident Lena Patsa filed the complaint earlier this month, after reading coverage by Burnaby Beacon about the issue.
January 25, 2022
The wastewater surveillance project has become one of the most important ways of tracking COVID in Metro Vancouver.