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GENERAL GUIDELINES

See Current Fort St. James Information

Proper hygiene can help reduce the risk of infection or spreading the infection to others follow these simple steps to help keep yourself and others safe:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
  • Being considerate when coughing or sneezing by using a tissue or the crease of your elbow.
  • Dispose of used tissues as soon as possible in a wastebasket and wash your hands afterwards.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • wave instead of shaking hands.
  • Practice social distancing by always having 1-2 meter(s) of personal space.
  • Limit contact with anyone who is unwell.

Need the Facts?

NON-MEDICAL information: 1-888-268-4319
Northern Health Online Clinic: 1-844-645-7811
HealthLinkBC: 8-1-1

Want to know more about the provincial response to COVID-19?

BC Pandemic Provincial Coordination Plan
BC COVID-19 Response Plan
COVID-19 Online Self assessment tool

FEELING UNWELL?

If you and your family members develop symptoms, call 1-844-645-7811 for more information and what to do.
SELF ASSESSMENT TOOL – Online Self Assessment Tool

Learn more about protecting yourself and your family members:

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Online COVID-19 Personal Assessment Tool.

Handwashing on HealthLinkBC

BC Centre for Disease Control

BC Ministry of Health

Northern Health

Mental Health

Health Canada Guidelines for COVID-19

Employment Insurance (EI) during Covid19: to apply call 1-833-381-2725 for information visit HERE.