Updates and Resources

Situation Update

As of Nov 24, 2020:

  • B.C. shattered its single-day record for new COVID-19 cases, confirming another 941 on Tuesday and 10 more deaths within the last 24 hours, as the province continued to urge everyone to put a pause on social interactions.

  • The Fraser Health region continued to drive the spike in new infections with 72 percent of the new cases occurring in that health region.

  • There are currently 284 people in hospital, up from 198 last Tuesday. Of that number, 61 are in intensive care.

  • The death toll now stands at 358, up from 310 a week ago, with 7,732 active cases of people infected with the disease in B.C.

  • Source: CBC news

Mental Wellness Resources

**Physician Coping Resource**:

  • Summarizes various resources for healthcare professionals

  • Source: COVID information for Canadian physicians FB group

  • Click here

Canadian Psychology Association - free services for HCP:

Center for Mental Health and Addictions:

Mental Health & Wellness Tips:

Resident Wellness Resources:

Online Resources


College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC:

COVID for Healthcare Professionals:

  • In the interest of standardizing care and consolidating the numerous diverse resources available related to clinical treatment of COVID, this web-based app was created for an international audience of public safety, first responders, and healthcare providers from all specialties

  • Excellent repository of international data



  • Free telehealth service that allows volunteers to sign up to take video calls from anyone in the world

  • Clinicians can either sign up to volunteer their time, or utilize the services


COVID-19 Crisis Management:

COVID-19 Testing for Healthcare Professionals:

VCH Mental Health Toolkit for HCPs:

Psychiatry of Pandemics book, 2019:

Wellness Together Canada:

Physician-created illustrations

The following illustrations and slides are created by a front-line Canadian physicians and learners based on their clinical experience.

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