An earlier post here mentioned MLA Darcy’s local Reference Guide and shopping hours for seniors. That page now includes Walmart’s special hours.

Federal information

Deb Schulte, Canada’s Minister of Seniors, offers the latest expert advice on how to keep yourself and seniors safe: 

  • On the federal COVID-19 website  canada.ca/covid19
  • on Twitter by following Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, on Twitter at at twitter.com/CPHO_Canada
  • from the coronavirus information line (1-833-784-4397).

There are also infographics you can print and display here.

Provincial information

B.C. has launched an app for coronavirus information and news here. An article here describes the app and links to it. You can access the service via a web browser if you prefer, here.

Yet another scam alert

More than ever, do not be scammed by phone calls.  If you get a call asking for money, asking for personal information, offering services, etc., hang up and call the police on their non-emergency number ‭(604) 525-5411‬ to check whether it’s real.

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