KELOWNA – Office:
275 Rutland Road North
Kelowna, BC V1X 3B1
Responding to an unprecedented pandemic is hard. If you are struggling, reach out for help. Wellness Together Canada provides mental health and substance use support with access 24/7 and no fees. Their website also has a list of available youth and adult resources. Check it out, and share with others!
Starting September 14th, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) will require you to wear non-medical masks or face coverings in recreation facilities. There are some exceptions to this requirement – masks are not required when:
Hey everyone, Pivot Point is offering online training in positive behaviour support this fall:
Check out the descriptions for each session in their flyer (below).
We’ve all seen changes in our daily lives as we adapt to social distancing. We know that social distancing means staying at least 2m away from other people, and we know that it helps prevent Coronavirus (COVID-19). Keeping this “physical distance” of 2m keeps ourselves and others safe.
Check out the Foundry BC website for a great explanation of how this “physical distance” helps during a pandemic. Their website also explains self-isolation or self-monitoring, and how these two things are different.
It can be tough to know how to take good care of your mental and physical health facing new challenges of life with COVID-19. The Government of Canada has a great website with helpful suggestions, and a reminder that it’s normal to feel afraid, stressed, or worried in a crisis.
If you want to take good care of yourself, but you’re not sure where to start, why not check out their suggestions for eating healthy meals – they’ve even got helpful videos! You could pick a new recipe with a friend, try making it for dinner next week, and video chat about it afterwards!
…for all the Star Wars fans!
Stay healthy and safe, at least 2m apart!
Hey everyone, Della B. was inspired to write a kids picture book called Gus Gets Going by our friend Josh (her son) and his good experience with kindergarten — and, not only that, but her book was featured on CBC news! Way to go!
If you want to find out more about Gus Gets Going, check out it out on CBC news or request it from your local library.