Entries by Melanie Clark

Vaccine Priority for People Supported by CLBC – March 24, 2021

B.C. Announcement: Vaccine Priority for People Supported by Community Living BC     People deemed clinically extremely vulnerable prioritized for COVID-19 vaccine Today the Ministry of Health released information regarding the COVID-19 vaccination prioritization for persons identified as clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV). B.C. residents 16+ years who are identified as clinically extremely vulnerable will be able to receive their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine […]

CLBC COVID-19 Telephone Update for Self-Advocates & Families – March 30, 2021

Join CLBC’s March 30 COVID-19 telephone update for self advocates and families (Service providers are requested to distribute this invitation to family members and encourage supported individuals to participate). Dear self advocates and families – Please join Community Living BC (CLBC) next Tuesday, March 30 for an opportunity to hear from Dr. Daniele Behn Smith, […]

Update – Vaccine Distribution in BC – January 11, 2021

As BC rolls out its vaccination strategy, we have been receiving questions about the process and how the needs of people with intellectual disabilities are being addressed. The BCCDC website outlines who will be receiving the first vaccines. People living in group homes (this includes people with intellectual disabilities) are among the first two groups […]

CLBC Update – November 7th, 2020

CLBC funded services in Lower Mainland unaffected by November 7 PHO orders   Dear individuals and families: On Saturday, November 7, the Provincial Health Office announced new restrictions for the Lower Mainland on certain activities including social gatherings and travel until November 23. You can find that announcement here. This is to help combat the increase […]

CLBC – September Update (September 4, 2020)

Welcome to the September 2 edition of CLBC’s Update for Individuals and Families. As a reminder, you can find all Updates (including past editions) posted on our website here. If you know of anyone who would like to receive future Updates, please share the link to our sign up page with them. If you have […]