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 MEASURES AND ESSENTIAL SERVICES

Resources and Economic Supports Available During COVID-19 (Current as of June 5, 2020)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2020 – NORTH AND CENTRAL COAST TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS
Regional Letter Re: Travel Restrictions – April 6, 2020

 

 

Council of the Haida Nation

Unified Command
A WEEK OF GRATITUDE FROM UNIFIED COMMAND – Day 4 – May 15, 2020
A WEEK OF GRATITUDE FROM UNIFIED COMMAND – Day 3 – May 14, 2020
A WEEK OF GRATITUDE FROM UNIFIED COMMAND – Day 2 – May 13, 2020
A WEEK OF GRATITUDE FROM UNIFIED COMMAND – Day 1 – May 12, 2020
Ferry Arrivals

FERRY REPORTS

KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

June 28, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 49
Total passengers onboard: 132
Residents onboard: 120
Essential Workers onboard: 12


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

June 29, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 25
Total passengers onboard: 67
Residents onboard: 59
Essential Workers onboard: 8


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

June 22, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 22
Total passengers onboard: 63
Residents onboard: 60
Essential Workers onboard: 3


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

June 21, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 39
Total passengers onboard: 91
Residents onboard: 89
Essential Workers onboard: 2


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

June 15, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 13
Total passengers onboard: 42
Residents onboard: 37
Essential Workers onboard: 3


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

June 14, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 30
Total passengers onboard: 71
Residents onboard: 60
Essential Workers onboard: 11


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

June 11, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 39
Total passengers onboard: 115
Residents onboard: 86
Essential Workers onboard: 20


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

June 8, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 15
Total passengers onboard: 52
Residents onboard: 52
Essential Workers onboard: 0


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

June 7, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 20
Total passengers onboard: 46
Residents onboard: 37
Essential Workers onboard: 9


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

June 4, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 17
Total passengers onboard: 33
Residents onboard: 29
Essential Workers onboard: 4


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

June 2, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 7
Total passengers onboard: 19
Residents onboard: 18
Essential Workers onboard: 1


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

June 1, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 21
Total passengers onboard: 55
Residents onboard: 46
Essential Workers onboard: 9


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

May 26, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 9
Total passengers onboard: 18
Residents onboard: 13
Essential Workers onboard: 5


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

May 25, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 17
Total passengers onboard: 35
Residents onboard: 26
Essential Workers onboard: 9


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

May 21, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 18
Total passengers onboard: 43
Residents onboard: 34
Essential Workers onboard: 9


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

May 19, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 5
Total passengers onboard: 12
Residents onboard: 11
Essential Workers onboard: 1


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

May 18, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 18
Total passengers onboard: 42
Residents onboard: 33
Essential Workers onboard: 9


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

May 14, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 14
Total passengers onboard: 37
Residents onboard: 34
Essential Workers onboard: 3


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

May 12, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 1
Total passengers onboard: 3
Residents onboard: 3
Essential Workers onboard: 0


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

May 11, 2020

Vehicles onboard: 10 
Total passengers onboard: 20 
Residents onboard: 16
Essential Workers onboard: 4


KXEEN PRINCE RUPERT – HLGAAGILDA SKIDEGATE

May 7, 2020

Scheduled arrival time: 5:00 PM 
Vehicles onboard: 10 
Total passengers onboard: 20 
Residents onboard: 19
Essential Workers onboard: 1


 

Essential Work Permits
Transportation
• Air Canada Route Suspensions – No flights between Vancouver and Sandspit until June 30 – updated May 6
Pacific Coastal Temporary Suspension of Operations until May 31 – Updated April 14
BC Ferries – Temporary Service Adjustments – April 14
Pacific Coastal – President’s Message – Updated April 14
• Gwaii Haanas – Coronavirus and your visit to Gwaii Haanas – March 31
• Gwaii Haanas – Terrestrial Area of Gwaii Haanas Closed – March 19
• Gwaii Haanas – Administration offices are closed to the public – March 19

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS  

Haida Gwaii Services – Island-wide business updates

Masset
STATE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY NOTICE – March 24

Village of Masset

Village of Masset Covid-19 Essential Services Update – April 7
• Village of Masset Essential Service Updates – March 22
• Village of Masset Office Closure – March 18

Vancouver Island Regional Library Masset Branch is now offering takeout services – June 10, 2020

Gamadiis Port Clements / Tll.aal Tlell
Village of Port Clements
• STATE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY NOTICE – March 23
• Port Clements Medication Delivery and Pickup Information – March 23
• Port Clements Travel Advisory – March 18
• Recreation Announcements – March 17
– Teen Centre is cancelled until further notice
• Port Clements Multiplex Closed to public access – March 16
• North Coast Regional District – office closures to the public and reduced services – March 18 
Daajing Giids Queen Charlotte
QC EOC Bulletin – June 2, 2020
QC EOC Bulletin – April 17, 2020
QC EOC Bulletin – April 9, 2020

Village of Queen Charlotte
North Coast Regional District recycling services on Haida Gwaii – June 9
Village of Queen Charlotte Essential Services Update – June 12

 Dedicated communications line: 250-637-1780 or email VQCHelp@gmail.com
• Declaration of State of Local Emergency – March 24
• SOLE Service Impacts – March 24
• Message from Village of Queen Charlotte Mayor – March 18
• Village of Queen Charlotte office is closed to the public. Available by email and phone for emergencies and administration inquires.

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 

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

COVID-19 symptoms are similar to respiratory infections, including the flu. Symptoms include some or all of the following:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Runny nose
  • Loss of smell
  • Headache
  • Muscle aches
  • Fatigue

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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