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Indigenous Community Resources

Here you will find COVID-19 and heat event resources to support Indigenous peoples and communities in B.C. 
Health Resources

Health resources

Feeling sick with cold, flu or COVID-19?

People are getting sick with cold, the flu, or COVID-19 this season. Here are some tips to help stop the spread.

If you're not feeling well, stay home until you feel better, wear a mask when with others, clean hands , cough into your elbow

Pathways to healing from pandemic stress and loss

COVID-19 has caused stress and loss for many people. First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples also continue to navigate the historic and ongoing experiences of colonization and racism.

This resource aims to help individuals find ways to improve their mental health and well-being. It is acknowledged that communities also need improved services and policies to address this complex issue.

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Mpox (monkeypox)

Learn about what mpox (monkeypox) is, how it spreads and what to do if you test positive.

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Preparing for heat events

FNHA has helpful information and shareable resources on how to prepare for heat events.

More information can be found on Preparing for Heat Events.

COVID-19 resources

About COVID-19 Vaccination

Learn about why it's important to get a COVID-19 vaccine, the possible side effects and what happens after you get your vaccine.

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Pregnancy and COVID-19 vaccination

If you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or breast or chestfeeding, getting a COVID-19 vaccine is the safest choice to protect you from a serious case of COVID-19.

Follow Emma's vaccination journey to learn more about pregnancy and COVID-19 vaccination.

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Getting your additional doses

Each time you get a COVID-19 vaccine, it boosts your immunity and increases your protection. Over time, your immunity will go down. Boosters bring your protection back up again.


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Infographic: Each COVID-19 vaccine dose increases your protection against severe illness

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COVID-19 Prevention

Your personal toolkit to prevent COVID-19

As public health measures are lifted, it’s important to remember that we have many tools, such as vaccines, treatments and our own actions that can protect us from the impacts of COVID-19.

You can determine how and when to use these tools while supporting your family’s overall physical and mental health. These tools will help everyone be safer from COVID-19 and other illnesses, and they are even more important if you are at higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19.Toolkit infographic: COVID-19 vaccines; masks; open spaces and good airflow; clean hands; clean surfaces; safer gatherings; treatment options; at home tests

If you have symptoms

When Sam fell sick with COVID-19, they self-isolated for the number of days recommended by public health. Sam stayed in their room as much as possible and wore a mask when taking care of their kids and Grandma. 

Follow Sam's journey to learn more about what to do if you have COVID-19.


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Archived resources

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