COVID-19 updates

As the COVID-19 pandemic quickly evolves, the College will continue to send emails out to registrants with important announcements from the provincial health officer and share updates on related regulatory changes.

All up-to-date information and communications is consolidated here.

Last update: September 15, 2021

Information for the public

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC is continuing to protect the public and provide support and guidance to the profession as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

During a global pandemic, each of us has a responsibility to take steps to limit the spread of a viral outbreak. As a result, registrants are implementing enhanced screening and safety measures to ensure that the virus isn’t shared with other patients and health-care providers.

BC Ministry of Health

The BC Ministry of Health is providing regular updates on the status of cases in BC and updating advice and guidance to the public. It includes helpful information on steps you can take to protect yourself and help prevent the spread of the virus.

BC Centre for Disease Control

The BC Centre for Disease Control has the most up-to-date information for patients on COVID-19, including:

Government of Canada

The federal government is providing daily updates on the status of COVID-19 in Canada and updates on the nation’s response, and has published a How to Self-Isolate Fact Sheet.

World Health Organization

The World Health Organization is providing updates on the global status of the COVID-19 pandemic.