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...
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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

From the See Change article: The current COVID-19 quarantine measures have presented additional challenges to receiving care; ad

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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 d

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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.

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On this Government of Canada public health webpage you will find information on:

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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.
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