The City of Vancouver is working with internal and external partners, including Vancouver Coastal Health External website, opens in new tab on a proactive approach to deal with COVID-19 in BC. Here at the City, we are doing everything we can to minimize the risks and impacts on staff and our communities alike.
The City activated its Emergency Operations Centre to coordinate our COVID-19 response.
Please be assured that we are following the advice from VCH, BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), and the Provincial Health Officer, and may adjust our approach based on their recommendations.
This page is your central resource for information on how COVID-19 affects you and your work. Please visit this page regularly for the most up-to-date:
- City information
- Frequently asked questions
Quick links to helpful resources
- Travel and sick leave
- Compensation and pay codes for time off relevant to COVID-19
- How to protect yourself and others
- Workplace cleanliness
- Events and gatherings
- Staff redeployment during COVID-19
- Ordering critical supplies
- Childcare for City staff
- Share your stories
FAQs about the City’s response to COVID-19
For occupational health and safety questions, please call the staff COVID-19 health and safety phone line at 604-873-7668. This phone line operates seven days a week, 9 am - 4:30 pm.
For other COVID-19 related questions, please email