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Safe seniors, strong communities during COVID-19

Ministry of Health
News Release

As part of British Columbia’s emergency novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response plan, the Province is providing the United Way of the Lower Mainland with $50 million to bolster seniors’ supports at community service agencies throughout British Columbia.

This will help address immediate needs associated with the impact of COVID-19, so seniors get the support they need to stay safe at home.

The Province is funding the expansion of bc211, a provincewide information and referral service, to match seniors whose support network has been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak with volunteers.

Read the full BC Gov News article "Safe seniors, strong communities during COVID-19: Updated on March 26, 2020 with a Chinese translation".