Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Resources

Authorities have encouraged residents to practice social distancing by staying home and away from others if you are sick. The advice should be perhaps to practice social engagement and physical distancing. Use some of the free tools that are available to reach out and keep contact with friends and family members (Google Hangouts, WhatsApp, etc.)

If your life is in danger or you know someone’s life is in danger DIAL EMERGENCY NOW (often 911 in your area)  DO NOT HESITATE! You can click here for Emergency services in your area.

Please find below a list of other resources that might be useful if needed.

About the Coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Covid-19 Fact Sheet

COVID-19 self-assessment tool

How to manage anxiety during the COVID-19 outbreak

How to Make Working Remotely a Success

Social Distancing: What it means and how you can manage it in day-to-day life



Alberta Health

Distress Centre Calgary

24 Hour Crisis Line –

Mental Health Help Line

Edmonton Distress Line

Crisis Supports


VGH Access and Assessment Centre

BC 211

Crisis Centre BC

Kelty Mental Health

Coast Mental Health

Canadian Mental Health Association BC

BC Centre for Disease Control

BC Centre for Disease Control

Provincial Health Officer


Help coming for renters, B.C. premier says, as critics call for full eviction ban



Crisis Services Canada

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Government of Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

Government of Canada travel advisories

Support for Students and Recent Graduates


CBC News

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

World Health Organization