Send in your submissions to judy.darcy.MLA@leg.bc.ca by Tuesday, May 19 at 10:00am for a chance to get printed in next week’s New West Record. Please include your name and neighbourhood in the email submission. Late and other submissions may also …
Thank you to everyone for doing your part, whether that’s as a front-line health worker, an essential service worker, or just staying at home and following social distancing guidelines. It is making a difference.
Here are some links to information and resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic:
- Health information:
- Visit the BC Centre for Disease Control for up-to-date information, resources and best practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Call 8-1-1 to speak to a health care professional about potential COVID-19 symptoms, or any other health-related concerns.
- Access the online self-assessment tool at any time to check your symptoms and determine if you require further assessment or testing.
- Non-medical information and what your government is doing to support people:
- Visit the BC Government COVID-19 webpage for the latest updates on our government’s response, including provincial health officer orders, and provincial support for individuals and businesses.
- Call 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319) for the latest on travel recommendations and social distancing, as well as support and resources from the provincial and federal government. You can also send a text to 604-630-0300.
- Call 2-1-1 or visit bc211.ca if you are a senior needing support, or if you’re a volunteer who is able to provide support.
- Visit the federal government’s webpage for information on federal support for individuals and businesses.
My constituency office is currently providing service to people and businesses in New Westminster via phone and email. We can help connect you with the services and support that you need during this challenging time. Please get in touch.
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During the COVID-19 Pandemic, we know that many artists are struggling – without venues to perform or spaces to sell their work. That’s why our government has taken steps to support our local arts and culture scene.