COVID-19 Updates

Apr 19, 2020

Latest updates

  • April 19: Following the update on April 19 from the province extending the current Provincial Health Orders, a number of programs and services at community recreation facilities will remain suspended, while a number of others will remain open. Read more.
  • April 16: The District has been informed that a person who was at the West Vancouver Aquatic Centre and West Vancouver Community Centre on Thursday, April 8 has tested positive for COVID-19. Read more
  • April 7: The District has been informed that a person who was at the West Vancouver Aquatic Centre on Wednesday, March 31 has tested positive for COVID-19. Read more.

For more information on orders by the Provincial Health Officer, visit the provincial website

For more information about BC's COVID-19 immunization plan, visit the provincial website



Vaccination appointments

For the most up-to-date vaccination schedule, please visit gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated.

How to get vaccinated for COVID-19

There are three steps to get vaccinated. Register when it’s your turn, book an appointment and get the vaccine. When you can register:

Get the AstraZeneca vaccine

More information

Visit the provincial government website for more information on:

Vaccination appointments and registration

BC's COVID-19 Immunization Plan

Vancouver Coastal Health Authority will open a Covid-19 vaccination site in the large gymnasium at the West Vancouver Community Centre, located at 2121 Marine Drive. The gymnasium will be closed to recreation programs starting Friday, March 12. Program participants who are affected by the change will be notified by District staff.

Map of vaccination site at the West Vancouver Community Centre



STATUS OF FACILITIES AND SERVICES 

Masks are mandatory inside all District facilities.

What's open? What's closed? View the list to see the current status:

Status of facilities and services

Municipal Hall is closed to the public until further notice. District staff continue to provide services by phone or email. 

Contact us



Resources and support for individuals

Connect North Shore

Connect North Shore was created to link residents to community resources including information for those in need and volunteer opportunities for those who want to help. 

Connect North Shore

The Connect North Shore resource directory provides links to community service organizations with a focus on those serving the North Shore, including resources for food, housing, social support and more.

Connect North Shore - Resource Directory

Free and Low-Cost Groceries and Prepared Meals (updated September 9)

Multilingual Resources

Information resources in Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and English

Shower program

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the District is offering free access to showers for community members who would otherwise not have access to a shower. Showers are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Ambleside Fieldhouse (located on Pound Road between the grass and artificial turf fields, north of rail tracks).

Toiletries and towels will be provided. For more information about the shower program, please contact Karen Marzocco, Access Services Program Coordinator, at 604-925-7279 or email.

Seniors' Support

The Seniors' Activity Centre has launched programs to support seniors during this time of physical distancing. For information and assistance, call the Seniors' Activity Centre at 604-925-7280 or visit westvancouver.ca/seniors.

LibraryConnect

With LibraryConnect, you can call, chat, or email us to get the support you need.

LibraryConnect



Resources and support for businesses

The District of West Vancouver is following the guidance of our local, provincial and federal health authorities—and encourages the business community to do the same.

Information and resources for businesses



Health resources

There are many things you can do to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your community. Please follow the advice of health authorities.

Vaccines

Vaccination appointments

BC's COVID-19 Immunization Plan

Latest medical updates, including case counts, prevention, risks, and testing

BC Centre for Disease Control

Regional health information

Vancouver Coastal Health

National updates and financial resources

Public Health Agency of Canada

List of community exposure events

Public Exposures

Health information and advice

BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool

8-1-1

HealthLink BC

Non-medical information (for general information related to COVID-19)

Call 1-888-268-4319 (1-888-COVID19)

Text 604-630-0300



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