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ESSENTIAL SERVICES UPDATE

Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital – Closed to walk in traffic.  Please call 250-626-4702 for the clinic or 250-626-4700 for emergencies if possible.

OMVC Haida Health Center - http://www.oldmassettvillagecouncil.com/health-center  or please call 250-626-3911

Pharmasave Masset - Closed to walk in traffic.  Call 1-866-403-7320 between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm Monday to Friday for prescription renewals.  Please have a credit card ready, an address and a phone number where you can be reached.  All medications must be paid for in advance and will be delivered at no cost.

Haida Gwaii Co-op - Groceries - Open daily 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.  Hardware - Monday to Saturday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Causeway – Open 7:00 am – 11:00 pm 7 days a week.  Delivery service is available Wednesday to Sunday from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm for a fee of $10.00.  Free delivery for those over 65, free delivery for rural Haida Gwaii between Masset and Queen Charlotte on Wednesdays.  Call 250-626-5427 to inquire.   Causeway offers a hand sanitizing station and the seating area is now closed.              

Masset Grocery - Open 8:00 am – 7:00 pm Monday – Saturday, closed Sunday.  Call 250-626-3666.

Greater Masset Food Bank – The Greater Masset Food Bank provides access to healthy food for community members in Masset, Old Masset and Port Clements without judgment or prejudice.  Please call 250-626-7517.

Mile 0 – Eat in Monday to Friday 11:30 am to 8:30 pm. Pick anytime or Delivery on Fridays from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Off-sales Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Please call 250-626-3210.

Canada Post – Open Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Saturday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  250-626-5155.

ICBC Insurance – Please call 250-626-3711.

Northern Savings Credit Union – Closed to walk in traffic.  Please call 250-626-5231.

BC Liquor – Open Monday – Thursday, Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm, Friday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm.

Service Canada is ready to help. Our priority is the health and safety of all Canadians, while maintaining service to the public.

In response to COVID-19, all in person Service Canada Centres are closed until further notice.  In the meantime, you can  access our programs and services online http://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/portfolio/service-canada/programs.html .  For additional support, please fill out the service request form  http://sr-ds.powerappsportals.com/caseintakeen/.  If you are applying for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)  http://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/cerb-application.html and you require additional support, you can reach an agent at 1-833-699-0299.

Read the full Service Canada notice http://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/notices/coronavirus.html

Masset Transfer Station – Open regular hours – Wednesday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Saturday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Call 1-888-557-9339 or email iswac@qcislands.net

Port Clements Landfill - Hours are Tuesday to Saturday 9 am to 3 pm.  Accepting pre-sorted paper and plastic recycling only until further notice.  Please follow directional signs, limit of 2 people at a time

Gwaii Adventure Campers – Offering free delivery service by donation.  Queen Charlotte/ Tlell & Port: Tuesdays, Masset/ Old Masset/ Tow Hill & Port: Mondays and Thursdays

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Vancouver Island Regional Library - All of Vancouver Island Regional Library branches are closed due to Covid-19 but are promoting new online registration and digital resources.  Those residents in Masset who don’t currently have a library card can sign-up online and within 24 hours (currently if requested Sunday through Thursday) will have access to digital resources.

http://virl.bc.ca/get-help/get-a-card/

For COVID-19 Symptoms and Healthcare - Find information about COVID-19, how to protect yourself, your family and your community and what to do if you suspect you have the virus.
HealthLink BC - 811 (Deaf or Hard of Hearing 711)

https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/

For Emotional & Mental Health

310-6789

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/managing-your-health/mental-health-substance-use/virtual-supports-covid-19

If You are Experiencing Suicidal Thoughts

Please call 1-800-784-2433

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/managing-your-health/mental-health-substance-use/virtual-supports-covid-19

For Seniors in Need of Assistance

Call 211

http://www.bc211.ca/

The First Nations Health Authority is working with provincial and federal partners to actively monitor and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The link below is a COVID-19 web portal to help BC First Nations people and their health care providers and community leaders to get the information they need to keep themselves and others safe.

https://www.fnha.ca/what-we-do/communicable-disease-control/coronavirus

Haida Gwaii Recreation has ideas and programs designed to help you stay healthy and active during this time.

https://hgrec.com/

B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers

Apply now for the B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers, a tax-free, one time $1,000 payment for B.C. residents whose ability to work has been affected due to COVID-19.

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/employment-business/covid-19-financial-supports/emergency-benefit-workers

BC Business COVID-19 Support Service 1-833-254-4357

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/employment-business/business/small-business/resources/covid-19-supports

BC Housing Rental Supplement

1-877-757-2577

https://www.bchousing.org/BCTRS

BC Hydro 

1-800-254-4357

https://app.bchydro.com/accounts-billing/bill-payment/ways-to-pay/covid-19-relief-fund.html

WorkSafe BC for Workers with Concerns on Exposure

1-888-621-4233 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/about-us/covid-19-updates