week ending 2022-06-23 BC

Mitigation Measures This article reports that Prince George is suing its insurer, who is denying claims for losses stemming from losses due to closures for COVID-19. This article reports that Minister Dix says there are no plans to lift vax mandates for public servants and health-care workers. This article reports that the province says that… Continue reading week ending 2022-06-23 BC

week ending 2022-05-12 BC

Press Briefing There was a press briefing on Tuesday, which didn’t actually say much. The major announcement (which was echoed in this press release) was that they have finished getting data from 17 of the 18 Colleges of regulated health care professionals about their vax statuses. Aggregated by College: physicians and surgeons: 98.0% dieticians: 98%… Continue reading week ending 2022-05-12 BC

2022-03-29/30 BC

Mitigation Measures This press release from the Ministry of Health says that they are ending the quarantine supports for farm workers. They said that 97% of the farmworkers who enter are fully vaccinated. Statistics +313 cases, +1 death, +230 first doses, +716 second doses, +1,965 other doses. 273 in hospital / 46 in ICU. +291… Continue reading 2022-03-29/30 BC

2022-03-22/23 BC

Testing The province announced today that everyone over 18 can pick up RATs at pharmacies. Mitigation Measures This article says that BC is undercounting long term care home outbreaks by just not calling them outbreaks. This article says that the province has spent $27M at private health clinics to draw down the backlog of surgical… Continue reading 2022-03-22/23 BC

2022-03-11 BC

Note: I am going to reduce how often I post. I already don’t post on weekends; I plan to drop to Mondays and Fridays and maybe Wednesdays. Mitigation Measures Yesterday I said I didn’t know if businesses could still make masks mandatory, This press release from the province says yes, they can still require customers… Continue reading 2022-03-11 BC