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UBC expert addresses concerns about contracting COVID-19 between vaccine doses

UBC expert addresses concerns about contracting COVID-19 between vaccine doses

What happens if you contract COVID-19 in between shots?
Number of B.C. COVID-19 patients in ICU falls for eighth straight day

Number of B.C. COVID-19 patients in ICU falls for eighth straight day

There have not been fewer British Columbians with COVID-19 in ICU units since November 23.
B.C. can soon expect 'significant bump' in vaccine deliveries

B.C. can soon expect 'significant bump' in vaccine deliveries

Health Minister confirms nearly 55,000 doses due next week
North Island-Powell River MP tables COVID-19 relief and recovery motion

North Island-Powell River MP tables COVID-19 relief and recovery motion

Rachel Blaney calls for sustainable economic development in rural communities
Squamish artist's pandemic-inspired piece seen by millions

Squamish artist's pandemic-inspired piece seen by millions

Sarah Symes’ rainbow artwork shared by the United Nations.
Province, ski towns launch COVID education campaign

Province, ski towns launch COVID education campaign

‘Whistler doesn’t have an economy’ if local transmission isn’t stopped, mayor says
Pfizer confirms delivery of 4 million vaccine doses by end of March

Pfizer confirms delivery of 4 million vaccine doses by end of March

Update comes amid uncertainty over whether biotech giant could deliver previously guaranteed doses
Online survey of COVID-19 mental health seeks participants

Online survey of COVID-19 mental health seeks participants

A new online survey by researchers at BC Children’s Hospital, the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Simon Fraser University (SFU) aims to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the mental health of children, youth, adults and parents.
City of Powell River CFO identifies COVID grant expenditures

City of Powell River CFO identifies COVID grant expenditures

Finance committee endorses recommendations for $2.9 million fund
COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. down 40% so far in 2021

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. down 40% so far in 2021

Nine more British Columbians have lost their lives during the pandemic, for a death toll of 1,278 so far.