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Families and youth aged 12 and older line up for a COVID-19 vaccine at Gordon A Brown Middle School in Toronto Wednesday May 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Fraser Health using FOMO campaign to target young adult COVID-19 vaccinations

Health authority hope social media message based on fear of missing out will encourage shots

 

COVID infection data by community from May 9-15. (BCCDC)

COVID cases dropping but Langley and neighbours still seeing higher transmission

Fraser Health remains the hot spot for COVID cases, despite sharp drops

 

Dr. Euiseok Kim is the medical director of the new Abbotsford post-COVID-19 recovery clinic. (Submitted)

Post-COVID-19 recovery clinic opens in Abbotsford

New facility following model of first clinic which opened in Surrey

 

Astra Zeneca vaccine waits for injection in a Feb. 3, 2021 file photo. A Langley man has become the second B.C. resident to suffer a blood clot following an injection. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Langley man required emergency surgery after AstraZeneca vaccination

Shaun Mulldoon suffered ‘massive blood clot’ after jab

Astra Zeneca vaccine waits for injection in a Feb. 3, 2021 file photo. A Langley man has become the second B.C. resident to suffer a blood clot following an injection. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Dr. Bonnie Henry B.C.’s provincial health officer, updates the COVID-19 situation at the B.C. legislature, April 29, 2021. (B.C. government)

Willoughby added to list of high-transmission COVID zones

Anyone 30 and over in the area can now register for a vaccine

Dr. Bonnie Henry B.C.’s provincial health officer, updates the COVID-19 situation at the B.C. legislature, April 29, 2021. (B.C. government)
A Worksafe BC temporary closure order posted on the front entrance of the Langley Canadian Tire on Thursday, April 29. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

First Langley business in several days hit by COVID-19 closure order

A plumbing company is the latest to have to shut down temporarily

A Worksafe BC temporary closure order posted on the front entrance of the Langley Canadian Tire on Thursday, April 29. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
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The Canadian Tire in Langley closed due to COVID-19 infections as of Friday. Fraser Health didn’t announce the closure until Monday, May 3. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The Canadian Tire in Langley closed due to COVID-19 infections as of Friday. Fraser Health didn’t announce the closure until Monday, May 3. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The Canadian Tire in Langley closed due to COVID-19 infections as of Friday. Fraser Health won’t announce the closure until Monday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Fraser Health workplace closure system slow to report shutdowns

No weekend updates means no public notice of major retail closures for days

The Canadian Tire in Langley closed due to COVID-19 infections as of Friday. Fraser Health won’t announce the closure until Monday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
People wait in line for their AstraZeneca vaccination Tuesday at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre. The drop-in clinic ran from 12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. for people 30 years of age and older. According to a news release, the clinic was to support people who live in the ten high transmission neighbourhoods in the Fraser Health region. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Lack of clear vaccine info from B.C. officials leading to rumours, distrust: advocates

People are turning to WhatsApp and other platforms to find vaccine vacancies

People wait in line for their AstraZeneca vaccination Tuesday at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre. The drop-in clinic ran from 12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. for people 30 years of age and older. According to a news release, the clinic was to support people who live in the ten high transmission neighbourhoods in the Fraser Health region. (Aaron Hinks photo)
The Worksafe BC order posted on the front entrance of the Langley Canadian Tire on Thursday, April 29. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

UPDATE: Langley Canadian Tire closed due to COVID until May 10

The store was still open Thursday evening after the order was posted

The Worksafe BC order posted on the front entrance of the Langley Canadian Tire on Thursday, April 29. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
People wait in line for their AstraZeneca vaccination Tuesday at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre. The drop-in clinic ran from 12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. for people 30 years of age and older. According to a news release, the clinic was to support people who live in the ten high transmission neighbourhoods in the Fraser Health region. (Aaron Hinks photo)
People wait in line for their AstraZeneca vaccination Tuesday at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre. The drop-in clinic ran from 12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. for people 30 years of age and older. According to a news release, the clinic was to support people who live in the ten high transmission neighbourhoods in the Fraser Health region. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Trevor Linden stopped in Langley in 2019 to meet people signing up for a membership at the Club 16 gym. It has now been put under a temporary COVID-19 closure order. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley’s Trevor Linden Club 16 latest business hit with COVID-19 closure

Shutdowns have been almost daily at Langley locations

Trevor Linden stopped in Langley in 2019 to meet people signing up for a membership at the Club 16 gym. It has now been put under a temporary COVID-19 closure order. (Langley Advance Times files)
Some of the 900 people who stood in line for the first drop-in vaccination clinic held by Fraser Health at the Langley Events centre on Sunday, April 25. (Langley Advance Times file)

900 attend first drop-in vaccination clinic in Langley

Fraser Health says more are planned for ‘high-transmission’ areas

Some of the 900 people who stood in line for the first drop-in vaccination clinic held by Fraser Health at the Langley Events centre on Sunday, April 25. (Langley Advance Times file)
B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry speaks at a press conference Monday, April 18. (B.C. Government image)

Langley Rona among local businesses hit with COVID closure orders

Fraser Health has temporarily closed several local businesses with three or more employee cases

B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry speaks at a press conference Monday, April 18. (B.C. Government image)
B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry speaks at a press conference Monday, April 18. (B.C. Government image)

Langley sheet metal firm latest hit by COVID closures

Dozens of Fraser Health businesses have been ordered temporarily shut down

B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry speaks at a press conference Monday, April 18. (B.C. Government image)
A ambulance drives past the emergency entrance of Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, B.C., Friday, April 9, 2021. COVID-19 cases have been on a steady increase in the province of British Columbia over the past week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

9 Lower Mainland hospitals to postpone non-urgent surgeries as hospitalizations surge

Record number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals across B.C.

A ambulance drives past the emergency entrance of Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, B.C., Friday, April 9, 2021. COVID-19 cases have been on a steady increase in the province of British Columbia over the past week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A woman is vaccinated at a Maple Ridge clinic. (Black Press files)

Fraser Health providing priority AZ immunization for people 40+ in COVID hotspots

Six Surrey neighbourhoods, North Delta, PoCo, South Langley Township, and West Abbotsford targeted

A woman is vaccinated at a Maple Ridge clinic. (Black Press files)
Dr. Bonnie Henry gives her daily media briefing regarding Covid-19 for the province of British Columbia in Victoria, B.C, Monday, December 7, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Langley businesses from crane company to Tim Hortons hit with COVID closures

Businesses with multiple infected staff members face shutdown

Dr. Bonnie Henry gives her daily media briefing regarding Covid-19 for the province of British Columbia in Victoria, B.C, Monday, December 7, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Dr. Bonnie Henry gives her daily media briefing regarding Covid-19 for the province of British Columbia in Victoria, B.C, Monday, December 7, 2020.   THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

More Langley-area business closed due to COVID-19

Any business with three or more cases among employees can be closed

Dr. Bonnie Henry gives her daily media briefing regarding Covid-19 for the province of British Columbia in Victoria, B.C, Monday, December 7, 2020.   THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward