Hey everyone, just a reminder as we head into the holiday weekend to check out the Family Support Institute’s Calendar for Connection – get connected with local events, or get connected online!
Zoom karaoke party happening on May 26th hosted by Nelson Cares! Check it out!
Drop-in anytime between 6-8pm on Thursday, May 26th for the latest instalment of our Nelson CARE-Aoke party! Everyone will get a chance to sing at least one song of their choice, but you can also watch, listen, chat, or sing along with the group! This has become a favourite event of mine and it will be a casual time with lots of opportunity for connection and some great performances.
Click here to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6291747361
Emergency Preparedness WEBINAR TONIGHT!
Hey everyone, this interactive webinar about emergency preparedness is taking place TONIGHT – register below!
Celebrate International Women’s Day!
Hey everyone, Kelowna Museums is hosting Women of the Okanagan — a virtual celebration of women. Tickets include interactive packs, fun props and coupons for local businesses, and additional proceeds are in support of the Kelowna Women’s Shelter. If you’re interested, check out the info here!
Celebrate Black History Month!
Hey everyone, we’re celebrating Black History Month in Canada and we wanted to share some cool videos we found highlighting some amazing Canadians including Harriet Tubman, Elijah McCoy, and William Hall — check it out here! You can also connect to events, resources, and organizations locally here!
And, to get started, check out the video below!
CLBC update for Home Share Providers…
Hey everyone, CLBC is hosting an MS Teams update for home share providers on Feb. 24 (12-1 pm PST) with Ross Chilton (CLBC CEO), Brenda Gillette (BC CEO Network CEO), and Dr. Daniele Behn Smith (Deputy Provincial Health Officer).
See info from CLBC on how to register for this call — until now, these updates have been via teleconference, and they will now be using MS Teams.
If you have questions, please email them by noon on Tuesday, February 22, to CLBCInfo@gov.bc.ca with the subject line: FEB 24 COVID CALL.
Province of BC easing COVID-19 restrictions…
Hey everyone, you may have already heard the latest news on easing COVID-19 restrictions in BC — but, in case you missed it, check out this news article’s summary or watch the live stream replay below!
A Prescription for Nature!
Hey everyone, some great news — physicians can write prescriptions for a year-long pass to Canada’s national parks! It’s called A Prescription for Nature, and the program is being introduced in BC. Check it out here! This program is one part of a plan to get people out into nature regularly to support health and wellbeing — another key part is reducing barriers to transportation.
How often do you get out into nature? Leave us a comment!
Reminder! COVID-19, Cold & Flu Season, Calling 811…
Hey everyone, given that the symptoms of seasonal colds and the fly can crossover with symptoms of COVID-19, please remember it’s important to call 811 if you are experiencing any symptoms!
We have resources and reminders here on our website too, please check them out!
CLBC Teleconference Jan. 24
Hey everyone, CLBC’s next phone conference update with Deputy Provincial Health Officer Dr. Daniele Behn Smith is scheduled for Monday (Jan. 24). More info below! Check it out: