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COVID-19 alerts for Port Moody pub, drug store, schools

COVID-19 alerts for Port Moody pub, drug store, schools

St. James's Well shuts down for the weekend to deep clean while Fraser Health issues an exposure notification for people who may have attended Trivia Night at the pub on Feb. 2, a case has also been reported at a Shoppers Drug Mart and five schools
UPDATED: Principal isolated as Coquitlam area schools grapple with dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases

UPDATED: Principal isolated as Coquitlam area schools grapple with dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases

Now more than 30 schools in Port Moody, Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam and Anmore are under investigation for COVID-19 exposure, mostly during the week of Feb. 8-12 as Port Moody hockey association pauses games, practices for a week
Feds leaving it to provinces to request military help for vaccine rollout

Feds leaving it to provinces to request military help for vaccine rollout

Military already playing a role in rollout but it will be up to jurisdictions to request further assistance
Port Coquitlam jail outbreak leads to 26 cases of COVID-19

Port Coquitlam jail outbreak leads to 26 cases of COVID-19

There is only one active case in an inmate at the Port Coquitlam jail.
UBC expert addresses concerns about contracting COVID-19 between vaccine doses

UBC expert addresses concerns about contracting COVID-19 between vaccine doses

What happens if you contract COVID-19 in between shots?
Number of B.C. COVID-19 patients in ICU falls for eighth straight day

Number of B.C. COVID-19 patients in ICU falls for eighth straight day

There have not been fewer British Columbians with COVID-19 in ICU units since November 23.
B.C. can soon expect 'significant bump' in vaccine deliveries

B.C. can soon expect 'significant bump' in vaccine deliveries

Health Minister confirms nearly 55,000 doses due next week
Squamish artist's pandemic-inspired piece seen by millions

Squamish artist's pandemic-inspired piece seen by millions

Sarah Symes’ rainbow artwork shared by the United Nations.
Province, ski towns launch COVID education campaign

Province, ski towns launch COVID education campaign

‘Whistler doesn’t have an economy’ if local transmission isn’t stopped, mayor says
Snowbirds in pandemic hot seat with Canada's latest travel rules

Snowbirds in pandemic hot seat with Canada's latest travel rules

VANCOUVER — The latest rules for travellers arriving in Canada are ruffling feathers among snowbirds wintering south of the border, while those who stayed home wonder why thousands opted to travel during the pandemic.