Dear Mile Zero Clinic Patients

As you will be aware, British Columbia is beginning a phased plan to slowly open up again, with businesses and services working in new ways compared to how they worked before the arrival of COVID. This is only possible because we have all followed the instructions of Dr. Bonnie Henry, in particular physical distancing, handContinue reading “Dear Mile Zero Clinic Patients”


Prioritization of patient care services When services resume, HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS may face difficult decisions regarding which patients to see and the prioritization of service provision. HCP must prioritize access to in-person services based on their own clinical judgement and with consideration given to the patient perspective and the referral source.  When determining priority forContinue reading “RETURNING TO PRACTICE”


SOCIAL DISTANCING AND COVID-19 Together, we can slow the spread of COVID-19 by consciously keeping a physical distance between each other. Social distancing is the most effective way to reduce the spread of COVID-19. What does social distancing mean? It means making changes in your behaviour to minimize close contact with others, including:   Avoiding crowdedContinue reading “SOCIAL DISTANCING AND COVID-19”

Drivers Medicals

Suspension of the Driver Medical Examination Reports  RoadSafetyBC is temporarily suspending the issuance of Driver Medical Examination Reports (DMER), along with any outstanding DMERs and other medical requirements, in response to the pressure on the medical community during the COVID-19 pandemic. RoadSafetyBC will not be seeking additional medical information from physicians at this time. PhysiciansContinue reading “Drivers Medicals”

BC doctors urge employers to stop asking for sick notes

MARCH 18, 2020  NEWS SICK NOTESCOVID-19 BC’s doctors are asking employers to not require sick notes during the COVID-19 outbreak, building on statements from both the Provincial Health Officer Dr Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix that there is “no need – none – for sick notes at this time.”  “Sick notes place an unnecessary burden on theContinue reading “BC doctors urge employers to stop asking for sick notes”

Unproven therapies for COVID

Lopinavir/Ritonavir (Kaletra®)Recommendation: Recommend against the routine use of lopinavir/ritonavir outside a randomized- controlled trial. RemdesivirRecommendation: Recommend against the routine use of Remdesivir outside a randomized-controlled trial. Chloroquine/HydroxychloroquineRecommendation: We recommend against the use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine for treatment or prophylaxis outside of a clinical trial Oseltamivir Recommendation: Recommend against use of oseltamivir unless suspected or confirmed influenza infection. RibavirinContinue reading “Unproven therapies for COVID”

Note From Dawson Creek Medical Staff

To our Dawson Creek patients and community We are taking this unusual step to write to you personally regarding the COVID-19 virus. You will have heard the directive from our Provincial Health Officer, Dr Bonnie Henry, to self-isolate and practice social distancing.  The time to act is now. Our province is in a state of emergency. WhatContinue reading “Note From Dawson Creek Medical Staff”