COVID-19 information for staff

The City is committed to the health and safety of all City staff and the public we serve. We are taking a careful, phased approach to recovering, restarting, and rebuilding, and are continuing to follow direction from the Provincial Health Officer  and WorkSafeBC. Our Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) is monitoring the situation and we will adapt our approach as needed to help ensure safe environments for staff and our communities.

This page is your central resource for information on how COVID-19 affects you and your work. Please visit this page regularly for the:

  • Latest updates
  • Resources
  • Guidance

Quick links to helpful resources

The COVID-19 core safety plan (490 KB) outlines essential safety protocols to ensure the health and safety of staff and citizens as we maintain, expand, and restart operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

City Manager's message to staff - July 30

Watch Sadhu's latest video to staff expressing his thanks for all the amazing services we've continued to deliver to the public over the past several months, despite the constraints of the pandemic.

This video also includes a short recap of what's to come in the months ahead as we look to restart more of our operations and bring more staff currently on lay-off back to work.


For occupational health and safety questions, please call the staff COVID-19 health and safety phone line at 604-873-7668 and leave a message along with your name, department, and phone number.

The health and safety team will check messages throughout the day, and will aim to respond to messages left between the hours of Monday to Friday, 9am - 4:30pm on the same day. If you leave a message outside of normal operating hours, you will receive a call back the following business day. 

If you have an urgent health and safety related question over the weekend, please reach out to your manager.

For other COVID-19 related questions, please email