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Joint statement on B.C.’s COVID-19 response, latest updates

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Joint statement on B.C.’s COVID-19 response, latest updates

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Ministry of Health
Communications
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Assisted-living, long-term care homes, seniors’ rental buildings and acute-care facilities with ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks

Assisted-living, long-term care homes and seniors’ rental buildings: 

Vancouver Coastal Health – 12 facilities

  • Arbutus Care Centre (second occurrence)
  • Banfield Pavilion
  • Capilano Care Centre
  • Columbus Residence
  • Fraserview Intermediate Care Lodge
  • Holy Family Hospital (fourth occurrence)
  • Louis Brier Home & Hospital
  • Renfrew Care Centre
  • Royal Arch Masonic Home (second occurrence)
  • Three Links Care Centre
  • Windermere Care Centre
  • Youville Residence

Fraser Health – 31 facilities

  • Agassiz Seniors Community
  • Agecare Harmony Court Care Centre
  • Agecare Harmony Court Estates
  • Al Hogg Pavilion (second occurrence)
  • Amenida Seniors Community
  • Belvedere Care Centre
  • CareLife Fleetwood (second occurrence)
  • Chartwell Langley Gardens (second occurrence)
  • Cottage-Worthington Pavilion
  • Fellburn Care Centre
  • Finnish Manor
  • Fort Langley Seniors Community
  • George Derby Centre (second occurrence)
  • Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre
  • Harrison Pointe
  • Hawthorne Senior Care Community – assisted living
  • Hawthorne Seniors Care Community – long-term care
  • Holyrood Manor
  • Jackman Manor
  • Kiwanis Care Centre
  • Laurel Place
  • Menno Home
  • Northcrest Care Centre
  • Peace Portal Seniors Village (second occurrence)
  • PICS Assisted Living (third occurrence)
  • Queen’s Park Care Centre
  • Sunset Manor (second occurence
  • Tabor Home (second occurrence)
  • The Residence at Clayton Heights
  • The Residence in Mission
  • White Rock Senior Village (second occurrence)

Northern Health – two facilities

  • North Peace Seniors Housing Society
  • Rotary Manor Dawson Creek

Interior Health – four facilities

  • Hamlets at Westsyde
  • Orchard Manor
  • Sun Pointe Village
  • Village by the Station

Island Health – two facilities

  • Discovery Harbour Care
  • Tsawaayuss-Rainbow Gardens

Acute-care facilities:

  • Burnaby Hospital
  • Langley Memorial Hospital
  • Lions Gate Hospital
  • Ridge Meadows Hospital
  • Surrey Memorial Hospital
  • Royal Columbian Hospital
PPE update - Monday, Nov. 23, 2020

To recap B.C.’s cumulative totals, from March to last week’s report on Nov. 16, the following personal protective equipment (PPE) has arrived in B.C.:

  • Almost 7.5 million N95 or equivalent respirators
  • Almost 126.4 million surgical or procedure masks
  • Almost 2.9 million pieces of eye protection, including goggles and face shields
  • Just over 223.6 million pairs of gloves
  • Just over 14 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 on Nov. 16 until yesterday), the following PPE has arrived in B.C.:

  • 268,616 N95 or equivalent respirators
  • 4,292,350 surgical or procedure masks
  • 5,100 pieces of eye protection
  • 11,780,550 pairs of gloves
  • 1,023,275 gowns

These numbers do not yet include all of the supplies that arrived at Vancouver International Airport on a cargo carrier on Nov. 12. 

Provincial Health Services Authority Supply Chain is working to inspect and sort that arrival. As of today, the understanding is that shipment includes:

  • 43.2 million pairs of gloves
  • 105,540 gowns
  • 24 million procedure masks
  • 21,600 procedure masks with visors 

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.

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