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Ministry of Health

250 952-1887 (media line)


Assisted-living, long-term care homes, seniors’ rental buildings with ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks

Vancouver Coastal Health:

  • Haro Park Centre long-term care facility (second occurrence)
  • Lakeview Care Centre
  • Louis Brier Home & Hospital
  • Royal Arch Masonic Home long-term care facility (second occurrence)
  • Three Links Care Centre long-term care facility
  • Banfield Pavilion - 4th Floor West long-term care facility
  • Yaletown House long-term care facility
  • Hamilton Village Care Centre long-term care facility

Fraser Health:

  • Agassiz Seniors Community
  • Amenida Seniors Community
  • Banfield Pavilion
  • CareLife Fleetwood
  • Evergreen Baptist Care Society long-term care facility
  • Fair Haven Homes Burnaby Lodge
  • Fellburn Care Centre long-term care facility
  • Laurel Place long-term care facility
  • Hawthorne Seniors Care Community assisted living
  • Mayfair Terrace Retirement Residence
  • Peace Portal Seniors Village long-term care facility
  • PICS assisted-living facility (second occurrence)
  • Queen’s Park Care Centre
  • Rosemary Heights Seniors Village independent-, assisted- and long-term care facility
  • St. Michael’s Centre long-term care facility
  • The Gateway Assisted Living for Seniors
  • Good Samaritan Delta View Care Center 2 long-term care facility

Northern Health:

  • Rotary Manor Dawson Creek


PPE update - Monday, Nov. 2, 2020

To recap B.C.’s cumulative totals from March to last week’s report on Monday, Oct. 26, the following personal protective equipment (PPE) has arrived in B.C.:

  • Just over 7.3 million N95 or equivalent respirators
  • Just over 75.5 million surgical or procedure masks
  • Almost 2.8 million pieces of eye protection, including goggles and face shields
  • Almost 173 million pairs of gloves
  • Almost 12 million gowns

Many of the items listed above, and other supplies and equipment that have recently arrived, are in the testing process to make sure the products meet or exceed safety requirements before being used in B.C.’s health-care system.

Over the last week (since the update last week until yesterday), the following PPE has arrived in B.C.:

  • 52,366 N95 or equivalent respirators
  • 49,256,652 surgical or procedure masks
  • 29,431 pieces of eye protection
  • 19,137,775 pairs of gloves
  • 772,730 gowns

B.C. continues to source and test PPE. It is working to pursue any and all credible leads for safe and effective products for the health-care system.