Resources For The Public
Government of CanadaOutbreak Updates - Learn about the current COVID-19 situation across Canada
Travel advice and restrictions - Learn about local and global travel advisories
Canada's response to COVID-19 - Learn how Canada is responding to the COVID-19 virus
Government of British ColumbiaReturning to School - Information for parents of students returning to school in the fall.
School District 42 - For parents of children attending schools in Maple Ridge
Service BC - Information and updates to Service BC during the COVID-19 outbreak
Virtual Mental Health Supports During COVID-19 - B.C. seniors, adults, youth and frontline health care workers experiencing anxiety, depression or other mental health challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic can get help through virtual services
BC Centre For Disease Control (BCCDC)Translated COVID-19 content - Get important COVID-19 information translated into different languages
Modelling and projections - Learn about the modelling work the BCCDC is doing to make projections about COVID-19 in BC
Centre for Disease Control (CDC)COVID-19 worldwide situation dashboard - Track the worldwide COVID-19 case numbers
Government of CanadaCanada's Economic Response Plan - Learn about the step the Government of Canada is taking to provide economic relief to those facing hardships due to the COVID-19 outbreak
Government of British ColumbiaFunding for childcare providers - Licensed group child care providers and smaller home-based child care providers are eligible for temporary emergency funding
Financial support for BC residents - Various financial supports for citizen's, business owners, renters, homeowners and people experiencing homelessness in British Columbia
Provincial Tax & Revenue Changes - Information about recent British Columbia tax and revenue changes in response to CIVID-19
Financial support for renters and landlords - Learn about financial support measures out in place by the Government of British Columbia to aid renters and landlords during the COVID-19 outbreak
BC Arts CouncilArts and Culture Grant Recipients & Applicant resource - Information for BC Arts Council grant recipients and applicants
Bill help for BC Hydro customers - Information about financial relief for BC Hydro customers
ICBCOnline renewals and payment deferment - Information about protocols and financial relief for ICBC customers
Government of CanadaBeing prepared for COVID-19 - Information and resources on how to best prepare and protect from COVID-19
Wellness Together Canada: Mental Health and Substance Use Support - Free online resources, tools, apps and connections to trained volunteers and qualified mental health professionals when needed.
Government of British Columbia
Self Assessment Tool - Use this self assessment tool to help determine whether you may have COVID-19 or not and what actions to take if you do
BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC)Prevention and Risk - Learn about the risks associated with CVID-19 and how to best prevent becoming infected
Symptoms - Learn about the symptoms associated with a COVID-19 infection
Self-isolation - Learn what self-isolating means, when we should be doing it and why it's important
Testing - Information on who should be tested for COVID-19 infection
Government of British ColumbiaList of essential services - See the full list of services deemed essential by the BC government during the COVID-19 outbreak
WorkSafe BCEmployee resource - Resources for employees to ensure safety from COVID-19 for you and your teammates
Employer resources - Resources for employers to help keep you and your employees safe from COVID-19
Resources For Staying Connected
Fraser Valley Regional LibraryDigital Library Card - Sign up for a digital library card with the Fraser Valley Regional Library for free 24/7 access to eBooks, audiobooks, streaming movies and TV, magazines, eLearning and other resources for all ages through popular eContent providers like Ebsco, OverDrive, RBdigital, Acorn TV, Kanopy, Mango Languages and Lynda.com.
Virtual Storytimes - FVRL has launched Virtual Storytimes, where a new story is read on Youtube each day for you and your little ones to enjoy.
Video Chat Tools
Messenger & FaceTime - Using your Facebook account, open up Messenger, open a chat with your loved one then click the video icon to call. Or, if you own an Apple product, download FaceTime which allows up to 32 people.
Google Hangouts - If you have a Google account or Gmail, log in and find Google Hangouts or check out the link. It allows up to 25 people.
Houseparty - This allows up to 8 people and has integrated games available!
Online Party Games
Jackbox Games - There are lots of options here but we’d recommend Drawful 2 at the moment for its reduced price and Pictionary-esque fun!
Exploding Kittens - This fast paced card game has been made into a mobile application - it's silly, fun and you won't want to play just once.
Words With Games - Challenge your family and test your vocabulary with a classic word-based game.
Watch a Movie Together
Netflix Party - If you are a Netflix user, consider watching a new movie or family favourite together on your desktop or laptop.