BCCDC is monitoring an outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and is working with provincial and federal partners on surveillance, diagnostic testing and infection control measures.
The information below is for health care professionals and public health partners. You can find
information for the general public here.
We currently have information aimed at:
In response to the acute phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, B.C. community clinics and health authorities have postponed all non-urgent medical imaging services. Medical imaging (MI) exams will only be performed in cases where there is urgent or emergent clinical need.
For more information, including impacted imaging exams and modalities, submitting requests and handling postponements, please refer to the medical imaging discussion guide for referring practitioners.
Medical professionals can also access a
Virtual Health toolkit
for use during the COVID-19 pandemic. It features solutions that you may already have so you can continue to provide care to your patients and keep them at home.
We will be adding and updating content on a regular basis.