Utilities mailed out March 31, 2020. If you did not receive a utilities (sewer, water and garbage) please contact the District Office 250-996-1833. See the Fort Flyer HERE
The Medical Clinic has relocated to the Fort St. James Health Centre 111-250 Douglas Avenue, as of March 27th. NORTHERNERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ACT AS THOUGH COVID-19 IS IN ALL COMMUNITIES
Due to Covid19 no outdoor burning until April 15ththis includes anyone in the District of Fort St. James who has been issued a campfire burn permit. More information HERE
There's a lot of information online about COVID19. Here are the most trusted sources of information you can turn to click on the links. 2-1-1 is now available to Northern BC residents! Through the United Way, you can call 2-1-1 or visit www.bc211.ca if you are a senior in need, or you would like to volunteer with a senior in your community to check in on them or to help pick-up groceries/prescriptions. www.canada.ca/en/public-health.html www.canada.ca/coronavirus www.who.int www.bccdc.ca www.gov.bc.ca www.northernhealth.ca Covid-19 common questions NH Covid-19 Online Clinic & Information Line: 1-844-645-7811 BC Govt. COVID-19 Helpline: 1-888-COVID19 or 1-888-268-4319
During the COVID-19 Outbreak all Regular Council Meetings will be held via a free electronic platform. Information will be posted at the Notice Posting Places including the District Office (At the front door), Civicweb (https://fortstjames.civicweb.net/filepro/documents), and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/fortstjames/) prior to every meeting.
The District of Fort St. James has activated its Emergency Operations Centre on March 18th, 2020 to ensure a planned and coordinated response, to support the local community by continued provision of essential services, and the interface with Northern Health. The Province of British Columbia declared a Provincial State of Emergency on March 18th, 2020. We would like to assure the community that although at this time there are no locally confirmed cases, we are taking steps to keep our facilities safe for the community and our staff as we continue to provide services during this global pandemic. The public health risk will be continually reassessed as we continue to receive information from provincial and federal health organizations. Municipal facilities have been closed and events have been cancelled. Changes to municipal operations to date: • Municipal office closed March 18th, 2020. • Fire Department Customer Service area closed to [...]