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PHC News + COVID Update: May 11, 2021

“We are calling on every adult in our province to join our efforts and register for your vaccine today. Last week, almost 400,000 people registered for their vaccine. We can break that record this week.”

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health

Situation Update
  • For Tuesday, May 11: 515 new cases of COVID-19 were announced, including 10 epi-linked cases, for a total of 136,623 cases in British Columbia.
  • Active cases: 6,020
  • Currently hospitalized: 426
  • Intensive care: 141
  • There has been 2 new COVID-19 related death, for a total of 1,624 deaths in British Columbia.
  • New cases by health authority region:
    • Northern Health – 12
    • Interior Health – 65
    • Island Health – 20
    • Fraser Health – 300
    • Vancouver Coastal – 116

VACCINE UPDATE FOR MAY 11, 2021 - CALLING ALL HEALTH CARE WORKERS: REGISTER NOW ON THE PROVINCIAL PLATFORM FOR YOUR SECOND DOSE

Submitted by the Regional COVID-19 Vaccination Program Planning Team

To receive an invitation to book for your second dose of vaccine, please ensure you’re registered in the provincial booking platform www.getvaccinated.gov.bc.ca.

THIS IS OUR SHOT: MOMENTUM GROWS FOR NATIONAL VACCINE CAMPAIGN

The “This is Our Shot” movement continues to grow across Canada. 

HAVE YOU BEEN VACCINATED? PLEASE REMEMBER: THE RULES STILL APPLY

Provincial Health Officer (PHO) orders and Public Health guidelines, including strict adherence to personal protective equipment use, remain in place for everyone, even if you have received the vaccine. 

HAPPY NURSING WEEK AND INIDIGENOUS NURSING DAY

On behalf of Leanne Heppell, Chief Operating Officer Acute Care, Chief of Professional Practice

On behalf of our CEO Fiona Dalton, and the rest of our Senior Leadership Team, I would like to wish you a happy National Nursing Week 2021.

MEET & GREET: CINDY NORDQUIST, NURSE PRACTITIONER, HEART FUNCTION CLINIC

Cindy Nordquist recently shared her lifelong love of nursing during a recent Zoom call with school students from T'selcéwtqen Clleq'mel'ten (Chief Atahm School) in her home community of Adam's Lake Indian Band. 

CELEBRATE PROVIDENCE’S AMAZING NURSES AND HEAR WHAT MAKES THEIR WORK SPECIAL

As part of our National Nursing Week celebrations, hear from your Providence colleagues as they talk about their passion for their unique work.

PROMOTING HEALTHY AGING THROUGH PHYSIOTHERAPY

May is National Physiotherapy month and this year’s theme is Healthy Aging. 

CARE CONNECTION: THE MAY EDITION IS HERE, FEATURING NURSES WEEK

The May’s edition of Care Connection put the spotlight on National Nursing Week, and more. The edition is now available digitally here.

TAKING B.C.’S TEMPERATURE ON VIRTUAL HEALTH VISITS

A recent survey of patients who use Zoom to connect with their health care providers received over 1250 responses and revealed some interesting data. 

YOU’RE INVITED TO: THE CARDBOARD PROJECT 3.0, FEATURING CROSSTOWN LPNS

The Cardboard Project is a unique, artistic exhibit that features a collection of 100+ written experiences by Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) residents.

HERE ARE THE WINNERS OF PATIENT AND RESIDENT EXPERIENCE WEEK PRIZE PACKS!

Three lucky winners have been selected to receive prize packs in recognition of Patient and Resident Experience Week.

THE RISKS OF UNSECURED WI-FI NETWORKS

Our organization’s information, your password, your credit card details and the content of your emails could all be stolen if the wireless network you use is not secure.

Please note: Numbers are updated on weekdays at 5 p.m.

New CasesToday's Total CasesCumulative Total
BCTotal515 6,020136,623
Hospitalized426
ICU Patients141
Deaths21,624
VCH/PHCHospitalized111531,724
ICU Patients052527
On Ventilator037259
Discharged13181,379
Deaths (hospital/ICU)0197
PHCHospitalized433*542
ICU Patients017*156
On Ventilator011*71
Discharged
(within the last 24 hours)
5453
Deaths049
*patients that are currently being cared for as COVID-positive
This page last updated May 11, 2021 5:39pm PDT