Fraser Health

Rolly’s Restaurant in Hope is closed on Oct. 20 as they fight to stay operating without a business licence. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

Hope restaurant licence taken ‘illegally,’ business owner tells court

Rolly’s Restaurant faces BC Supreme Court after defying Fraser Health closure order

 

Fraser Health is holding walk-in clinic at Chilliwack Mall Oct. 20. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Vaccination clinic coming to Chilliwack Mall in revival of walk-in Wednesday

First, second, and third doses will be administered to those eligible, no appointment needed

 

Rapid COVID tests will be handed out in Abbotsford on Oct. 13. (Engaged Communities/ Facebook)

Free COVID test kits to be handed out in Abbotsford

Distribution by Engaged Communities takes place Wednesday, Oct. 13

 

The dark purple represents over 20 new daily cases per 100,000. Chilliwack had the worst rate in the Lower Mainland from Sept 28. to Oct. 4, with 38 daily cases per 100,000.

BCCDC: Eastern Fraser Valley cases remain high, Chilliwack infections continue to spike

Vaccination rates remain lowest in Lower Mainland, but slowly increasing

The dark purple represents over 20 new daily cases per 100,000. Chilliwack had the worst rate in the Lower Mainland from Sept 28. to Oct. 4, with 38 daily cases per 100,000.
(Abbotsford News file photo)

COVID exposures reported at 19 Abbotsford schools since Sept. 16

Total of 15 public schools and four independent schools listed by Fraser Health

(Abbotsford News file photo)
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared over at the Terrace East assisted-living facility on the Menno Place campus in Abbotsford. (Photo: Menno Place)

COVID-19 outbreak declared over at Terrace East in Abbotsford

Nine residents tested positive and three died at assisted-living facility

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared over at the Terrace East assisted-living facility on the Menno Place campus in Abbotsford. (Photo: Menno Place)
The Abbotsford school district office. (File photo)

UPDATE: COVID exposures recorded at 12 Abbotsford schools since Sept. 17

Earlier this week, province resumed posting of ‘exposure events’ in schools

The Abbotsford school district office. (File photo)
PCRS official Steven Esau acting as tour guide for Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter and Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Sheila Malcolmson at Traverse youth treatment facility in Chilliwack on Sept. 22, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Provincial reps tour unique youth treatment facility in Chilliwack

It’s first 20-bed treatment facility for teens in B.C. with both clinical and outdoor components

PCRS official Steven Esau acting as tour guide for Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter and Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Sheila Malcolmson at Traverse youth treatment facility in Chilliwack on Sept. 22, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
A COVID-19 outbreak at Menno Home in Abbotsford has been declared over. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreak over at Menno Home in Abbotsford

Total of 38 people tested positive for virus at long-term care facility

A COVID-19 outbreak at Menno Home in Abbotsford has been declared over. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the Terrace East assisted-living facility on the Menno Place campus in Abbotsford. (Photo: Menno Place)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at second Menno Place building in Abbotsford

Terrace East has 3 cases and Menno Home is now up to 38

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the Terrace East assisted-living facility on the Menno Place campus in Abbotsford. (Photo: Menno Place)
Menno Home in Abbotsford. (Google Street View)

UPDATE: COVID-19 outbreak at Menno Home in Abbotsford up to 34 cases

Those who are vaccinated are experiencing ‘relatively mild’ symptoms, says care home

Menno Home in Abbotsford. (Google Street View)
Menno Home in Abbotsford. (Google Street View)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Menno Home in Abbotsford

Fraser Health says two staff members and two residents tested positive

Menno Home in Abbotsford. (Google Street View)
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Fraser Health issued an exposure notice following several events at First Nations communities. (CDC)

COVID exposure notice issued to FN communities following sports, music events

First Nations communities in Chilliwack, Boston Bar, Kamloops and more affected

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Fraser Health issued an exposure notice following several events at First Nations communities. (CDC)
A woman receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at an immunization clinic at the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, May 14, 2021. Gurdwara leadership reached out to the Sikh community and registered and booked a total of 800 people for vaccinations during two clinics held in the dining hall of their temple last week and Friday. The East Newton neighbourhood is an area that Fraser Health has identified as one where a high rate of COVID-19 transmission is still occurring. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Early second COVID shots available for some in Fraser Health

Fraser Health said those seeking early second vaccinations can get them at 28 days

A woman receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at an immunization clinic at the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, May 14, 2021. Gurdwara leadership reached out to the Sikh community and registered and booked a total of 800 people for vaccinations during two clinics held in the dining hall of their temple last week and Friday. The East Newton neighbourhood is an area that Fraser Health has identified as one where a high rate of COVID-19 transmission is still occurring. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Fraser Health registered nurse Kai Kayibadi draws a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe at a walk-up vaccination clinic at Bear Creek Park, in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, May 17, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Fraser Health moves to new ‘vaccine hub model’ for COVID-19 shots

Some community clinics closing as health authority sees improvements in vaccination rates

Fraser Health registered nurse Kai Kayibadi draws a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe at a walk-up vaccination clinic at Bear Creek Park, in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, May 17, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Telephone townhalls on COVID-19 vaccines will be held in Fraser Valley communities. (Black Press file photo)

Telephone townhalls set for residents to ask questions and learn about vaccines

4 Fraser Valley communities get to interact with panel of health experts during ‘Telephone Townhalls’

Telephone townhalls on COVID-19 vaccines will be held in Fraser Valley communities. (Black Press file photo)
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New slo-pitch tournament to support Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation’s work

Health Care Heroes Slo-Pitch Tournament planned for Abbotsford in September

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A Big Brown Bat hanging out. Photo: Cory Olson

Fraser Health issues rabies advisory after injured bat seen at Metro Vancouver beach

Health risks from rabies are severe and preventable only with the vaccine

A Big Brown Bat hanging out. Photo: Cory Olson
A dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is given to a recipient at a vaccination site in Vancouver Thursday, March 11, 2021. Fraser Health is diverting clients away from some COVID-19 vaccine and testing clinics due to extremely high temperatures in the region. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Some vaccine recipients to be sent elsewhere due to extreme heat in B.C.

Those attending a first-dose walk-in or a booked appointment after 12 p.m. will be sent to different sites

A dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is given to a recipient at a vaccination site in Vancouver Thursday, March 11, 2021. Fraser Health is diverting clients away from some COVID-19 vaccine and testing clinics due to extremely high temperatures in the region. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Some staff at the Fraser Health Authority outdoor COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Langley stayed in the shade with parasols during the heat wave on Saturday, June 26. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Fraser Health opens temporary vaccine clinics in Mission and Abbotsford due to heat wave

Temporary measures in place Sunday and Monday as temperatures across B.C. soar

Some staff at the Fraser Health Authority outdoor COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Langley stayed in the shade with parasols during the heat wave on Saturday, June 26. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)