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What B.C. residents need to know about COVID-19 testing when the U.S. border opens

What B.C. residents need to know about COVID-19 testing when the U.S. border opens

Your trip across the border might end up costing you a pretty penny 💸
B.C. sees falling COVID-19 cases, as 28 die on weekend

B.C. sees falling COVID-19 cases, as 28 die on weekend

New infections on the weekend were down 22% from previous week's daily average.
Mixed doses: Dr. Bonnie Henry provides update on vaccines and international travel

Mixed doses: Dr. Bonnie Henry provides update on vaccines and international travel

The United States announced new entry requirements for vaccines Monday
Everything we know right now about the plan to vaccinate B.C. kids 5-11 against COVID-19

Everything we know right now about the plan to vaccinate B.C. kids 5-11 against COVID-19

Henry said the BC Vaccine Card program likely will not apply to children.
2,000 care home staff placed on unpaid leave as B.C.'s worker vaccine mandate goes into effect

2,000 care home staff placed on unpaid leave as B.C.'s worker vaccine mandate goes into effect

Province now preparing a more broad mandate for all health-care workers.
COVID-19: Public mask mandates extended to kids five and up

COVID-19: Public mask mandates extended to kids five and up

Measure comes as K-12 students also required to wear masks in classroom
B.C.'s COVID-19 death toll passes 2,000

B.C.'s COVID-19 death toll passes 2,000

Another five deaths in past day push provincial pandemic death toll to 2,001.
Number of Thanksgiving guests depends on B.C. health region

Number of Thanksgiving guests depends on B.C. health region

Three of the province's health regions have indoor gathering restrictions in place.
COVID-19: Expanding vax mandates extend to TransLink workers

COVID-19: Expanding vax mandates extend to TransLink workers

Workers must be fully vaccinated by November 29.
B.C. teachers' union urges school staff to get COVID-19 vaccines

B.C. teachers' union urges school staff to get COVID-19 vaccines

But BCTF president Teri Mooring says the B.C. government should be implementing a provincewide mandate, not relying on school districts