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Severe COVID-19 illnesses rise in B.C. as new daily cases remain high

Severe COVID-19 illnesses rise in B.C. as new daily cases remain high

'Two weeks away from a hug': Mass immunization clinics open to seniors

'Two weeks away from a hug': Mass immunization clinics open to seniors

Dr. Bonnie Henry says the start of mass clinics for seniors and elders on Monday was an exciting day for the province.
B.C. extends COVID-19 hotel quarantine program for temporary foreign workers

B.C. extends COVID-19 hotel quarantine program for temporary foreign workers

The program, which started last year, will fund hotel, food costs, laundry, and other supports. So far, the province has spent $17 million on almost 5,000 workers.
Online bookings still ‘weeks away’ for most as mass vaccinations begin in B.C.

Online bookings still ‘weeks away’ for most as mass vaccinations begin in B.C.

Monday marks the first day of mass vaccinations in B.C.
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations rise to five week high

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations rise to five week high

Ten more British Columbians died from COVID-19 in the past three days.
B.C. allocating initial doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to food processing, ag workers

B.C. allocating initial doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to food processing, ag workers

Province will allow some essential workers to get vaccinated ahead of their age group as mass vaccinations roll out
'Words matter': A conversation with Dr. Bonnie Henry on the pandemic's one-year anniversary

'Words matter': A conversation with Dr. Bonnie Henry on the pandemic's one-year anniversary

B.C.'s provincial health officer re-emphasizes her "be kind" message, "because that is what makes a difference."
B.C. respiratory therapists discuss their work, how it's been impacted by the pandemic (VIDEO)

B.C. respiratory therapists discuss their work, how it's been impacted by the pandemic (VIDEO)

"This has been such a great year to spotlight what RTs do."
B.C. records no new COVID-19 deaths for first time in more than four months

B.C. records no new COVID-19 deaths for first time in more than four months

The 648 new cases is the second-highest daily tally of the year, and active case counts are rising.
Alcohol delivery from B.C. bars and restaurants here to stay

Alcohol delivery from B.C. bars and restaurants here to stay

This is the second temporary authorization government has made permanent.