Covid-19 RESPONSE FUNDS

Ensuring the BC Women’s Hospital’s healthcare teams, women, and their communities have the resources and support they need.

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STAY UPDATED, STAY SAFE

The health, safety, and well-being of our employees, donors, partners, and the patients who are seeking care at BC Women’s Hospital are our Foundation’s top priorities. Please take care and adhere to the advice of the following health experts:

COVID-19 testing is not recommended for those who have mild respiratory symptoms. Start with the BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool. If symptoms worsen, call 811.

BC WOMEN’S HEALTH FOUNDATION’S COMMITMENT

The health of our community is important to us. Our staff will be forgoing in-person meetings and working virtually, with the intention to carry on with business as usual as best as we can. Thank you for your steadfast support and patience while everyone navigates this challenging time. Read our COVID-19 update from our President + CEO, Genesa M. Greening on March 13.

HOW YOU CAN HELP – THE COVID-19 RESPONSE FUNDS

The BC Women’s Health Foundation has established two COVID-19 Response Funds to respond quickly and effectively to the emerging needs of BC Women’s staff, women and their communities during this time. Your donation will support:

  • BC Women’s Hospital + Staff
    • Providing support for healthcare providers and meeting the emergency needs of BC Women’s Hospital. 
  • Women + Families
    • Supporting the health and wellbeing of women and families disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.

For more information about the BC Women’s Health Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Funds, please email Carleen Pauliuk, Senior Director of Principal Giving at carleen.pauliuk@bcwomensfoundation.org.

STAY ENGAGED

  • Cheer on Our Healthcare Heroes  join us every day at 7pm in making some noise to thank our healthcare heroes. Share on social media using the hashtag #thankshealthcareheroes.
  • Share a Story of Generosity  Give a shout out to a member of your community who has helped or inspired you along the way.
  • Follow Along – follow the BC Women’s Hospital on Twitter.

BC Women’s Health Foundation is BC’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the full spectrum of women’s health. The information shared is intended to educate, inform, and point readers to credible sources. It is not intended to substitute professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of qualified healthcare professionals with any questions specific to your medical condition. For more information, visit HealthLinkBC.ca.