Provincial updates

The Ministries of Health and Education regularly share updates, which we are sharing with our parents and communities. This useful information includes a link to Frequently Asked Questions around Continuity of Learning, which the Ministry of Education is constantly updating.

April 8 UPDATE

Today, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix announced 45 new cases ofCOVID-19 in B.C. bringing the total number of cases to 1336.  Note: 838 people have now fully recovered that’s a 63 % recovery rate. Here is the link to where the joint statement will be posted on the Ministry of Health newsroom later today – https://news.gov.bc.ca/ministries/health

Learning around the Province – It’s the International Day of Pink and the Tillicum Annex School in Vancouver is celebrating – staff emailed their students and their families to encourage them to mark this day through reflection of its purpose and of course, wear pink! Staff and students are wearing pink at home to encourage young people to challenge social norms and stand up against bullying towards their 2SLGBTQIA+ peers. https://www.vsb.bc.ca/news/_layouts/15/ci/post.aspx?oaid=59c4674f-8892-47c7-9ab0-6fbd63d6cd97&oact=20001

Check out this poster on the Fraser Health website “7 Tips for talking to kids about COVID-19” – https://www.fraserhealth.ca/health-topics-a-to-z/coronavirus/coronavirus—resources#.Xo4_lbNYZPZ

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April 7 UPDATE

Today, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix announced 25 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C. bringing the total number of cases to 1291.

A total of  805 people have now fully recovered, which is a 62% recovery rate. Here is the link to the joint statement on the Ministry of Health newsroom – https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2020HLTH0124-000641

Learning around the province: This video challenge went out to all the PE students at Argyle Secondary in North Vancouver yesterday, “What can you do with a roll of TP – other than the obvious,” The PE dept challenged students to record and share videos back with them. https://youtu.be/c0TP0QiveOU

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