British Columbia's Response to COVID-19

Last Updated: May 20, 2020 

Restarting B.C.

BC’s Restart Plan lays out a series of steps that we will take together to protect people and ensure that our province can come back from COVID-19 stronger than before.

Read BC's Restart Plan

Government Support and Information


Re-opening, credit and financing, rent and wage support, changes to taxes and other resources


Employment standards, including job-protected leave and temporary layoffs

Renters & Landlords

Residential tenancy information and guidance


Transportation & Travel

Travel alerts, restrictions, and transportation options

K-12 Education

School updates and guidance, learning resources, and marks and graduations

Child Care, Children & Youth

Information for families, caregivers and service providers


Stay Safe in Emergencies

Emergency evacuee guidance and resources

Indigenous Peoples

Information and agencies to support Indigenous peoples in B.C

Mental Health

Virtual mental health programs and supports

COVID-19 Health Information

The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control is the best source for COVID-19 health information.

Think you might have COVID-19?

Take a self-assessment

Supply Products and Services to B.C. 

As worldwide demand increases, the B.C. government is looking for both medical and non-medical products and services to help with the response.

Are you a business that can supply products and services in support of B.C.'s COVID-19 response?

Learn about supplying products

Government Services Affected by COVID-19

Many government services are available online, by phone or by mail, to support physical distancing due to COVID-19. Some in-person services are temporarily closed or have reduced operations.

Contact Us

Talk to a Service BC agent about non-health related information and services such as:

  • Child Care
  • Travel restrictions
  • Business and funding support
Service is available 7:30 am to 8 pm Pacific Time
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Available in more than 110+ languages, including:
  • 翻譯服務
  • 翻译服务
  • ਅਨੁਵਾਦਸਰਵਿਸਿਜ਼
  • خدمات ترجمه؟
  • Services de traduction
  • Servicios de traducción
Service is available 7:30 am to 8 pm Pacific Time