COVID-19

Books stacked on their sides with the words 'Covid-19 What You Need To Know' written on the spines
The Coronavirus is a greater concern for people living with a spinal cord injury as they often have a harder time with breathing and lung function. This information sheet has been put together to help you...
Oct 16, 2020READ MORE
Covid-19 and SCI Whitepaper written on white paper
The North American Spinal Cord Injury Consortium (NASCIC) developed a whitepaper of all current evidence-based information and knowledge about COVID-19 related to people living with SCI.
Dec 05, 2020READ MORE
The background is cherries on a tablecloth. Sitting on the table cloth is a book entitled How to Be Alone. On the book is a tiny rocking  chair. A human hand is across the image reaching over to rock the tiny chair on the book
A tender and profound animation on the theme of isolation.
Nov 02, 2020READ MORE
Carla Qualtrough at a desk
On July 17, 2020, the Government of Canada announced a one-time $600 payment in recognition of the extraordinary expenses faced by people with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Keyboard with "new normal" button in Canada's red and white
The current COVID-19 quarantine measures have presented additional challenges to receiving care; advanced safety protocols having a disproportionate effect on many people living with disabilities
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Person lying in hospital bed with respirator unable to talk to doctors
Patients with COVID-19 (coronavirus) who need communication tools and supports due to speech-related disabilities face greater risks of discrimination and isolation during this pandemic.
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Man using power chair on the street wearing a mask

SCI BC regularly has online peer meet-ups through their Reach Out program.

Oct 04, 2020READ MORE
corona virus image
Find the latest COVID-19 information on the Government of Canada public health webpage.
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Canadian Parliament building
In March 2020, national disability organizations came together to express their concern about the lack of consideration for people with disabilities during the coronavirus pandemic.
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A COVID-19 infographic detailing how to wash hands when you have a spinal cord injury
Help protect yourself during the COVID-19 pandemic with proper handwashing techniques.
Oct 16, 2020READ MORE