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BC Cancer Library COVID-19 Update
Alert: All BC Cancer Library sites and Cancer Information Centres are closed to the public until further notice. We continue to support patients and staff, providing reference, research, document delivery and more from a virtual platform. The library is still monitoring our email and phones during our regular Monday-Friday hours of operation and can still help you.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources

Key sources on the latest news and information related to COVID-19 and cancer care. This is not a comprehensive collection of available information. Always refer to the most current advisories and policies for your work area.

Patient Education Resources

Resources on this page can be used by staff to address the concerns and questions of patient, family, and friends. It is always recommended that patients speak with a health professional regarding questions and concerns about COVID-19 precautions and risks as a result of current or past cancer treatment.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

For the most current information on COVID-19 vaccination in BC, please visit the BC Centre for Disease Control webpage on Vaccines for COVID-19 and the BC Cancer webpage on COVID-19 & Cancer - Information for patients.

Background Information

This is a list of general, patient-friendly information and resources, It is not comprehensive list of resources, but can serve as a starting point in learning more about COVID-19.

 The BC Cancer library system consists of one central library at Vancouver Centre (VC), and branches in Abbotsford (AC), Kelowna (SAHCSI), Prince George (CN), Surrey (FVC), and Victoria (VIC). All centres have a collection of patient resources in a Cancer Information Centre (CIC), and most centres have a professional collection on site. Professional resources purchased for the CN are housed in the adjacent UHNBC Library.