Since January 2021 the Delta Police had been conducting a limited-use pilot project with body-worn cameras, and was primarily using the cameras during officer training. The pilot was scheduled to conclude at the end of May. However, increased violence during the ongoing gang conflict caused the Delta Police Board to approve an additional use for the cameras during its meeting this week, and to extend the pilot until September, 2021.
Today, to help encourage immunization among other young adults with a fear of missing out, Fraser Health has launched a new social-media video campaign called Fight the FOMO. Register, Book, Get the Shot.
For Telka Pesklevits and Frankie Cena, fear of missing out was a powerful motivator in their decisions to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Premier Horgan met with community leaders yesterday to seek their input and guidance on the registration drive for vaccinations in Fraser Valley. With a million doses of Pfizer coming in it’s important that all eligible persons who wish to be vaccinated, register for their vaccinations as soon as possible.
SURREY – As part of the Province’s strategy to provide vaccine to people in high-transmission neighbourhoods, Fraser Health is now immunizing people ages 30 and over (born in 1991 or earlier) in nine additional neighbourhoods in our region where we are seeing high rates of COVID-19 transmission, to protect these individuals and their loved ones.
Mental health supports are available to B.C. post-secondary international students who are affected by the new federal flight restrictions between India, Pakistan and Canada.
Students who are feeling stressed or anxious about these new restrictions, or who are unable to return to their families, have access to free 24-7 supports, including Here2Talk. Students can access chat sessions with a trained counsellor online by downloading the free Here2Talk app through the Apple App Store or Google Play Store or at: Here2Talk.ca
“Today, we are reporting 862 new cases, for a total of 121,751 cases in British Columbia.
“There are 8,906 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, with 13,135 people under public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases. A further 111,039 people who tested positive have recovered.
“Of the active cases, 483 individuals are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, 163 of whom are in intensive care. The remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering at home in self-isolation.