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Fraser Health launches its 2020-21 Flu Campaign pandemic edition. (Fraser Health)

Fraser Health launches 2020 flu vaccine campaign with pandemic protocols

‘It is important to remember that good COVID-19 sense makes for good flu sense, too’

Fraser Health launches its 2020-21 Flu Campaign pandemic edition. (Fraser Health)
This map illustrates the number of COVID-19 test positive cases in B.C. communities from January 1 to Sept. 30, 2020. (BC CDC map)

MAP: COVID-19 positive test increase 34% from August to September in Ridge Meadows

As of Sept. 30, number of reported cases increased to 159 from 119 in September, BC CDC reports

This map illustrates the number of COVID-19 test positive cases in B.C. communities from January 1 to Sept. 30, 2020. (BC CDC map)
The COVID-19 testing site in Chilliwack was seeing an obvious surge in demand on Monday morning (Sept. 21, 2020) with a lineup that wrapped around the block. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress file)

Fraser Health confirms expanded COVID-19 testing services coming

Long lines, several days waiting list as demand for testing surges in region

The COVID-19 testing site in Chilliwack was seeing an obvious surge in demand on Monday morning (Sept. 21, 2020) with a lineup that wrapped around the block. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress file)
COVID-19 testing lineup wraps around block in Chilliwack

COVID-19 testing lineup wraps around block in Chilliwack

Testing lineup includes seniors, children and their parents as demand seems to surge

COVID-19 testing lineup wraps around block in Chilliwack
A nurse gets a swab ready at a temporary COVID-19 test clinic in Montreal, on Friday, May 15, 2020. Health Canada has reversed course on home test kits for COVID-19, saying it will now review applications for such devices. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Fraser Health relocates Surrey COVID-19 testing centre

New location will triple testing capacity: Dr. Victoria Lee

A nurse gets a swab ready at a temporary COVID-19 test clinic in Montreal, on Friday, May 15, 2020. Health Canada has reversed course on home test kits for COVID-19, saying it will now review applications for such devices. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Phone screen in hand. (Pixabay)

Fraser Health recruiting ‘health influencers’ to help bend the COVID-19 curve

People aged 20 to 29 now represent 30 per cent of the new cases

Phone screen in hand. (Pixabay)
Langley Memorial Hospital. (Langley Advance Times files)

UPDATE: COVID-19 outbreak at Langley Memorial Hospital involves single patient

Fraser Health added Langley Memorial to its outbreak lists Tuesday, Aug. 25

Langley Memorial Hospital. (Langley Advance Times files)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said there has been an outbreak at a health care facility in Maple Ridge. (B.C. government)

Staff member tests positive for COVID-19 at Maple Ridge Seniors Village

Fraser Health is on site implementing outbreak protocols at the seniors care facility

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said there has been an outbreak at a health care facility in Maple Ridge. (B.C. government)
Stock photo by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay

15 workers test positive for COVID-19 at Abbotsford berry facility

Investigation began last Thursday into outbreak at Fraser Valley Packers

Stock photo by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay
The Port Coquitlam Earls is scheduled to reopen on Wednesday after closing due to a COVID-19 outbreak among staff. (Google photo)

UPDATE: COVID-19 outbreak at Poco Earls

Three staff members test positive for virus, Fraser Health lists dates of possible public exposure

The Port Coquitlam Earls is scheduled to reopen on Wednesday after closing due to a COVID-19 outbreak among staff. (Google photo)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates COVID-19 situation in B.C.

Last COVID-19 care home outbreak in Fraser Health declared over

Maple Hill long-term care facility in Langley was deemed COVID-free on Friday

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates COVID-19 situation in B.C.
Electron micrograph image of E.coli. (File Photo)

E. Coli levels reach extreme levels in Harrison Lake Lagoon

High levels prompt village staff to post signage

Electron micrograph image of E.coli. (File Photo)
Donations of all types are coming in to help the healthcare workers at Ridge Meadows Hospital care for people directly and indirectly impacted by COVID-19. (Special to The News)

Gifted tablet help connect patients with loved-ones

Amid COVID, Ridge Meadows Hospital continues to receive a variety of different kinds of donations

Donations of all types are coming in to help the healthcare workers at Ridge Meadows Hospital care for people directly and indirectly impacted by COVID-19. (Special to The News)
Resident’s daughter raises transparency concern as deaths at seniors home rise to 11

Resident’s daughter raises transparency concern as deaths at seniors home rise to 11

Resident’s daughter says communication with families has been lacking

Resident’s daughter raises transparency concern as deaths at seniors home rise to 11
Fraser Health president and chief executive officer Dr. Victoria Lee (left) and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry have received a show of support from FHA doctors. (Fraser Heath/B.C. government photos)
Fraser Health president and chief executive officer Dr. Victoria Lee (left) and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry have received a show of support from FHA doctors. (Fraser Heath/B.C. government photos)
Donations pour in to ensure Maple Ridge hospital staff are fed

Donations pour in to ensure Maple Ridge hospital staff are fed

Restaurants owners, and others, helping to ensure frontline crew at Ridge Meadows Hospital eat

Donations pour in to ensure Maple Ridge hospital staff are fed
COVID-19 linked back to Foundry grand opening in Maple Ridge

COVID-19 linked back to Foundry grand opening in Maple Ridge

Alerts have been sent out by the provincial government and the Fraser Health Authority

COVID-19 linked back to Foundry grand opening in Maple Ridge
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry listens during a news conference about the provincial response to the coronavirus, in Vancouver, on Friday, March 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck.

‘We need to do more’: Fraser Health doctors send dire letter to Dr. Bonnie Henry

Letter says hospitals soon to be ‘overwhelmed,’ urges closure of all non-essential businesses

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry listens during a news conference about the provincial response to the coronavirus, in Vancouver, on Friday, March 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck.
Abbotsford Regional Hospital. (Black Press Media files)

Fraser Health limits hospital visitors to slow spread of COVID-19

Fraser Health was among the first health authorities in B.C. to see COVID-19 cases

Abbotsford Regional Hospital. (Black Press Media files)
Washing your hands frequently and staying home when you’re feeling ill are far more effective than facemasks in controlling the spread of a virus.

EDITORIAL: Fraser Health needs to be transparent to fight coronavirus panic

Fraser Health and other authorities are not helping by being vague in recent communications

  • Feb 26, 2020
Washing your hands frequently and staying home when you’re feeling ill are far more effective than facemasks in controlling the spread of a virus.