Vancouver Coastal Health has been observing an increase in questions around what to do as respiratory viruses circulate. Helpful resources for the school community include:
The Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, recently gave an update on the respiratory illness season. Key messages included:
With so much happening, it’s normal to feel worried and overwhelmed. It’s important to look after mental health and well-being during COVID-19. Links to mental well-being resources for children, youth, parents and caregivers are available on the BCCDC Mental Well-being Page. There are many resources available, and we encourage you to explore to find the one that works best for you. Mental health and wellness are always important, and even more so in these challenging times. Please reach out if you need support.