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ILWU Canada COVID-19 List of Resources

ILWU BULLETINS

27MAR2020 Quarantine Benefit Bulletin (For ILWU-BCMEA Longshore Members on ‘A’ Coverage, RWF and ‘A’ Board Casuals)

13MAR2020-Joint-ILWU-BCMEAstatementCOVID-19

11MAR2020COVID-19MemberUpdate

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FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Government of Canada COVID Economic Response Plan

https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html  

Canada Emergency Response Benefit

https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/cerb-application.html

B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/employment-business/covid-19-financial-supports/emergency-benefit-workers

Indigenous Community Support Fund

https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1585189335380/1585189357198

Food Bank – Volunteer, Give, Find Food

https://foodbank.bc.ca/find-food/

 

RENTAL SUPPORT 

BC Temporary Rental Supplement (BC-TRS) Program

https://www.bchousing.org/BCTRS

Fact sheet for Landlords

Fact sheet for Landlords

Fact sheet for Tenants

Fact sheet for Tenants

BC Temporary Rental Supplement Program – FAQs

BC Temporary Rental Supplement Program – FAQs

 

HEALTH RELATED COVID-19 RESOURCES AND UPDATES

Gov of Canada – Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Outbreak update

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection.html

BC Centre for Disease Control

http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19

BC COVID_19 Support and Resources

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support

Saskatchewan COVID_19 Support and Resources

https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus

BC Government Updates

https://news.gov.bc.ca/Search?q=COVID-19 

Saskatchewan Government Updates

https://saskatchewan.ca/covid-19#utm_campaign=q2_2015&utm_medium=short&utm_source=%2Fcovid-19

BC Provincial Health Officer Updates

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/about-bc-s-health-care-system/office-of-the-provincial-health-officer/current-health-topics

Saskatchewan Provincial Health Officer Updates

https://www.saskhealthauthority.ca/

Public Health Agency of Canada

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

Health Link BC

https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/

WorkSafe BC

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/about-us/covid-19-updates

WorkSafe Saskatchewan

http://www.worksafesask.ca/covid-19

COVID-19 BC Support App

https://bc.thrive.health/

COVID-19 BC Self-Assessment Tool

https://bc.thrive.health/covid19/en

Self Isolation and Self Monitoring

http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/self-isolation

Caring for someone at home

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/care-for-someone.html?deliveryName=USCDC_2067-DM26034 

Caring for Someone at Home Who May Have COVID-19 presented in American Sign Language

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2faJKVCJT8&list=PLvrp9iOILTQatwnqm61jqFrsfUB4RKh6J&index=5

Special Notice for Returning Travelers: Self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival

As of March 25, 2020 it is mandatory under the Quarantine Act that anyone arriving in British Columbia from outside of Canada self-isolate and monitor for symptoms for 14 days upon their arrival. 

Travelers Returning With Symptoms 

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/diseases-conditions/travellers-with-symptoms-return-canada.html

Travelers Returning Without Symptoms 

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/diseases-conditions/2019-novel-coronavirus-information-sheet.html

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

https://www.portvancouver.com/covid-19-updates/?doing_wp_cron=1586877513.5938110351562500000000

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): How to remove disposable gloves

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/video/covid-19-how-to-take-off-disposable-gloves.html

How to Wear a Mask Properly

How to wear a non-medical mask or face covering properly (described video)

SUPPORTING WOMEN AND CHILDREN

To support women and children fleeing violence, the Government is providing up to $50 million to women’s shelters and sexual assault centres to help with their capacity to manage or prevent an outbreak in their facilities. This includes funding for facilities in Indigenous communities.

Resources for gender based violence – National Supports

https://cfc-swc.gc.ca/violence/knowledge-connaissance/info-en.html

Resources for gender based violence – BC Supports

https://cfc-swc.gc.ca/violence/knowledge-connaissance/info-en.html#British_Colombia

Resources for gender based violence – Saskatchewan Supports

https://cfc-swc.gc.ca/violence/knowledge-connaissance/info-en.html#Saskatchewan

Parenting During COVID-19 

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/diseases-conditions/parenting-during-covid-19.html

Practice physical distancing: Stay 2 metres apart

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/video/covid-19-practise-physical-distancing.html

INTERNATIONAL SUPPORTS AND MULTILINGUAL INFORMATION  

World Health Organization – WHO

https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus#tab=tab_1

Flatten the Curve – Multilingual COVID Information

https://www.flattenthecurve.com/

 

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES 

Virtual Mental Health Supports

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/managing-your-health/mental-health-substance-use/virtual-supports-covid-19

Wellness Together Canada: Mental Health and Substance Use Support.

https://ca.portal.gs/?lang=en-ca

Here2Talk – Mental Health Support for Post-secondary students

https://here2talk.ca/home

Managing COVID-19 Stress, Anxiety & Depression

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/managing-your-health/mental-health-substance-use/managing-covid-stress

Mental Health First Aid – List of resources Canada wide

https://www.mhfa.ca/en/general-resources

Here to Help – Mental Health and Substance Abuse Information

https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/resource-library

TED Talks – Motivational talks and Uplifting Ideas

https://www.ted.com/talks

80 Awesome Mental Health Resources – From Apps to Hotlines

https://greatist.com/grow/resources-when-you-can-not-afford-therapy

Interactive walking guide if your missing out on your next big hiking trip

https://www.walking4fun.com/

 Guided Meditations and Meditation Music

https://blog.calm.com/take-a-deep-breath

 Virtual Tour of National Geographic’s “ Sacred Places of a Lifetime”

https://www.travelzoo.com/ca/blog/20-sacred-places-to-transport-you-around-the-world/

 Virtual Museum Tours

https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

 Youtube – Free Workout Videos and Plenty Of Music To Keep You Dancing.

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=workout+videos

 

Due to safety concerns regarding COVID-19 ILWU Canada will be CLOSED until further notice to all visitors.

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“This is our time to be kind, to be calm, and to be safe,”  – Dr. Bonnie Henry

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