Health and Safety

We have posted training information on our blog about using fire extinguishers, check it out here.  We’ve also got a video on how to put on and take off PPE here, and video on how to wear a face mask here.

Google has made a series of five short videos about online safety, which can be accessed on YouTube here.  The Google Safety Centre is also a great resource for learning how to be safe online.

For a list of Emergency Response phone numbers in Kelowna click here .

For a copy of the Canada Food Guide click here

Check out this information from HealthLink BC  on tips for staying active in cold weather

For information on staying safe in the winter months click here or check out these Seven Steps to Cold Weather Safety.

For information on staying safe in the summer months, check out sun safety basics here, view a video on sun safety here,  and read about first aid for sunburn and sun illness here.

To view Disability Alliance BC’s webpage with emergency preparedness resources, click here

If you live in the Central Okanagan (Kelowna), check out the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations page for resources and alerts.  Click here for their website.

BC Centre for Disease Control – Website 

The following resources are available online through the BC CDC:

The BC CDC website has a number of other interactive tools and features; see their website for further information.

Information on Diabetes:

Health Link BC – Detictian – Diabetes

Canadian Diabetes Association

Health Link BC – Diabetes Learning Center

TCM Health Info – Diabetes

From the Province of British Columbia’s website (Family & Social Supports):

General & Health Supplements: When you receive assistance, you may be eligible for more money or services to cover extra costs. General Supplements: Each supplement has different eligibility criteria. Contact us to find out if you qualify for any of these additional supports.

• Bus Pass
• Camp Fees
• Christmas
• Clothing
• Co-operative Housing Share Purchase
• Crisis Supplement
• Family Bonus
• Family Maintenance
• Funeral Costs
• Guide Dog and Service Dog
• Identification (I.D.) Fees
• Lost or Stolen Cheque
• Moving, Transportation, and Living Costs
• Pre-Natal Shelter
• School Start-Up
• Security Deposit
• Travel
• Utility Security Deposit
• Health Supplements
• Alcohol & Drug Residential Treatment
• Alternative Hearing Assistance
• Diet
• Extended Medical Therapies
• Hearing Instruments
• Infant Formula
• Medical Supplies, Equipment & Devices
• Medical Transportation
• Natal Supplement
• Nutritional Supplement
• Optical
• Orthotics & Bracing
• Tube Feeding

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