COVID-19 Updates

Aug 1, 2021

Latest updates

  • June 30: Following the province’s update on June 29 and the move to Step 3 of BC’s four-step Restart Plan beginning July 1, the District is working to slowly and safely increase programs and services at community centres and cultural facilities. Read more.

Visit the provincial website to register to get vaccinated and for information on orders by the Provincial Health Officer.


How to get vaccinated

There are three steps to get vaccinated. Register, visit a vaccination drop-in clinic near you, and get the vaccine. Registration is open to anyone born in 2009 or earlier (12+).

Register to get vaccinated for COVID-19

Find a drop-in clinic near you

Visit the provincial government website for more information on:

BC's COVID-19 Immunization Plan

Getting your second vaccine dose


STATUS OF FACILITIES AND SERVICES 

As of July 1, masks are no longer required in District facilities. However, masks are recommended in public indoor settings for all people 12 and older who are not fully vaccinated.

What's open? What's closed? View the list to see the current status:

Status of facilities and services

Municipal Hall is closed to the public until further notice. District staff continue to provide services by phone or email. 

Contact us


Resources and support for individuals

Mental health resources
Virtual services are available for British Columbians who are experiencing anxiety, depression, or other mental health challenges.

Virtual mental health supports during COVID-19

Connect North Shore
Connect North Shore was created to link residents to community resources including information for those in need and volunteer opportunities for those who want to help. The Connect North Shore resource directory provides links to community service organizations with a focus on those serving the North Shore, including resources for food, housing, social support and more.

Connect North Shore

Connect North Shore - Resource Directory

Grocery and meal assistance
Free and Low-Cost Groceries and Prepared Meals (updated September 9)

Multilingual resources
Information resources in Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and English

Shower program
As of Friday, July 30, the shower program at Ambleside Fieldhouse is temporarily closed. An update will be available in mid-August. For questions, please contact Arleta Beckett, Community Services & Community Development Manager, at 604-921-3404 or email.

Seniors' support
The Seniors' Activity Centre has launched programs to support seniors during this time of physical distancing. For information and assistance, call the Seniors' Activity Centre at 604-925-7280 or visit westvancouver.ca/seniors.

LibraryConnect
With LibraryConnect, you can call, chat, or email us to get the support you need.

LibraryConnect


Resources and support for businesses and organizations

The District of West Vancouver is following the guidance of our local, provincial and federal health authorities—and encourages the business community to do the same.

Information and resources for businesses

COVID-19 Impact Assistance Grants
The Community Grants program helps residents of West Vancouver by providing funding assistance to non-profit organizations offering programs and services residents need.

COVID-19 Impact Assistance Grants


COVID-19 resources

There are many things you can do to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your community. Please follow the advice of health authorities.

Vaccines

Vaccination appointments

BC's COVID-19 Immunization Plan

Latest medical updates, including case counts, prevention, risks, and testing

BC Centre for Disease Control

Regional health information

Vancouver Coastal Health

National updates and financial resources

Public Health Agency of Canada

List of community exposure events

Public Exposures

Health information and advice

BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool

8-1-1

HealthLink BC

Non-medical information (for general information related to COVID-19)

Call 1-888-268-4319 (1-888-COVID19)

Text 604-630-0300


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Federal and Provincial live updates

Live Updates

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