CHN is Haida Gwaii’s centralized source for information and updates regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). Below you will find resources, phone support, Island-wide and community notices, and additional resources from BC and Canada. This page will be updated regularly.  


HAIDA GWAII STATE OF EMERGENCY RELEASE AND INFORMATION


ISLANDWIDE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Council of the Haida Nation

Haida Gwaii Health Updates

School District #50 – Haida Gwaii and Recreation Updates

Transportation

Island-wide Businesses

  • Gwaii Trust offices are closed but available by phone or email – March 18
  • Northern Savings Reduced Hours – by appointment only (posted March 20)
    • Insurance offices are closed to the public and will be able to handle all insurance transactions over the phone
  • Haida Gwaii Co-op stores – No CASH transactions, cards only. Number of people allowed in store is limited at any one time

Other

 

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS  

Gaw Tlagee Old Massett  

OLD MASSETT EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER NEWSFLASH #2 – March 26

OLD MASSETT EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER NEWSFLASH #1 – March 23

Masset 

Businesses

  • Causeway Convenience – debit and credit preferred, delivery is available with a $10 fee but free for elders and seniors over 65 – March 18
  • Joe’s Bottle Depot– closed until March 31 (posted March 18)

Gamadiis Port Clements /  Tll.aal Tlell 

Businesses

HlGaagilda Skidegate 

SKIDEGATE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTRE BULLETIN #2

SKIDEGATE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTRE UPDATE – March 20 

Businesses 

  • Dave’s Take Out – Closed until further notice (posted March 28)
  • Green Eggs Market – Closed until further notice  (posted March 18)
  • Jags Beanstalk – Closed until further notice (posted March 17)

 

Daajing Giids Queen Charlotte 

Forbes Pharmacy – prescriptions filled by phone only at this time (posted March 27). Check their Facebook page for regular updates

Businesses 

K’il Kun Sandspit 

  • Sandspit Inn – Take out and delivery available Friday – Sunday 5 pm – 8 pm – March 20
  • EAGLE TRANSIT LTD – Airport Shuttle Cancelled until further notice – March 17 

If you have a community announcement, email us at: info@haidanation.com 


Key symptoms of COVID-19 include: 

  • fever 
  • cough 
  • difficulty breathing 

The province has also created a BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool 

PROVINCIAL RESOURCES
HealthLink BC811 (Deaf or hard of hearing 711)
Northern Health toll-free number for Northern BC Residents who may be experiencing symptoms related to COVID-191-844-645-7811
The Province has created a dedicated phone service to provide British Columbians with non-medical information about COVID-19 (multiple language options)1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319)
text message: 1-888-268-4319
LOCAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES
Old Massett Health Centre250-626-3911
Skidegate Health Centre250-559-4610
Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital250-626-4702
Southern Haida Gwaii Hospital250-559-4900

ADDITIONAL COVID-19 RESOURCES  

British Columbia 

On March 17, the province declared a state of emergency within British Columbia. “Declaring a state of emergency is an important measure to support our provincial health officer and minister of health in swift and powerful response to the COVID-19 pandemic.(Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth) 

Canada 

PHAC – Handwashing Infographic – Gov. of Canada
PHAC – Know the Difference: Self-monitoring, self-isolation, and isolation for COVID-19 – Gov. of Canada
PHAC – Self-Distancing Infographic – Gov. Of Canada
PHAC – About Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Gov. of Canada Factsheet 
PHAC – Be Prepared (COVID-19) Inforgraphic – Gov. of Canada 
PHAC – Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Travel Notice – Gov. of Canada 

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