Cancer patients urged to keep all appointments, if possible, despite COVID-19

While coronavirus presents higher risk to immune compromised, cancer treatment remains important

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau tests positive for COVID-19: PMO

‘I will be back on my feet soon’

UPDATES: COVID-19 coverage for the Parksville Qualicum Beach area

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Stay fit, not sick: Experts encourages gym-goers to flex their cleanliness

Dr. Susy Hota says the evidence suggests the virus doesn’t spread through sweat

Coronavirus updates issued by Parksville, Qualicum Beach, School District 69

Risk on Vancouver Island, where there are no known cases, is currently low

  • Mar 9, 2020

Parksville Qualicum Beach stores sell out of hand sanitizer amid COVID-19 fears

Although risk to people in Canada is low, masks also fly off the shelves

Parksville to host special town hall event on community safety

‘Public safety is an important priority for council’

  • Feb 28, 2020

Decade-long health care battle draws to a close today in B.C.

Dr. Brian Day began his battle a decade ago against the B.C. government

City of Parksville offers information about coronavirus

Says chances of getting COVID-19 locally are currently low

  • Feb 27, 2020

Doctor facing lung cancer encourages community support

Lung cancer remains among the deadliest and most prevalent cancers in B.C.

  • Feb 24, 2020

Ascent to peak fitness

Indoor climbing benefits, body, mind and soul

  • Feb 19, 2020

‘I would not go’ to China says B.C. traveller concerned about coronavirus

Alice Li said she goes to China every other year but would scrap any travel plans

Feds roll out education, call for self-reporting to prevent coronavirus outbreak

Some countries such as the Philippines have installed thermal scanners in their airports

Saskatchewan lab joins global effort to develop coronavirus vaccine

The deadly virus, linked to central Chinese city of Wuhan, has been connected to 26 deaths

Here’s what Canada is doing to stop the coronavirus from getting in

Health officials are monitoring multiple possible cases in Canada

VIDEO: WHO says China virus not global health emergency

The decision came after Chinese authorities moved to lock down three cities on Thursday

One person in Vancouver being monitored for coronavirus, feds say

Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu said five or six people are being monitored in Canada