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15 workers test positive for COVID-19 at Abbotsford berry facility

Investigation began last Thursday into outbreak at Fraser Valley Packers

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Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates COVID-19 situation in B.C.

COVID-19 outbreak at Maple Hill long-term care facility in Langley declared over

There are no outbreaks in long term care or assisted living facilities in the Fraser Health region

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates COVID-19 situation in B.C.
Electron micrograph image of E.coli. (File Photo)

E. Coli levels reach extreme levels in Harrison Lake Lagoon

High levels prompt village staff to post signage

Electron micrograph image of E.coli. (File Photo)
Manager Tina Murphy stands outside the Langley COVID-19 collection centre located behind 20651 Logan Ave on Monday, June 15, 2020. Murphy wants Langley residents to know the centre is open seven day a week from 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. and anyone can visit if they feel they might be showing signs of exposure to the novel coronavirus (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Testing for COVID-19 in Langley runs seven days a week

Testing centre is set up for drive-in visits

Manager Tina Murphy stands outside the Langley COVID-19 collection centre located behind 20651 Logan Ave on Monday, June 15, 2020. Murphy wants Langley residents to know the centre is open seven day a week from 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. and anyone can visit if they feel they might be showing signs of exposure to the novel coronavirus (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A COVID-19 case has been confirmed at the Walmart at Highstreet shopping centre in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

COVID-19 case confirmed at Highstreet Walmart in Abbotsford

Fraser Health sends out letter to those who might have had contact with individual

A COVID-19 case has been confirmed at the Walmart at Highstreet shopping centre in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Resident’s daughter raises transparency concern as deaths at Langley Lodge rise to 11

Resident’s daughter raises transparency concern as deaths at Langley Lodge rise to 11

Resident’s daughter says communication with families has been lacking

Resident’s daughter raises transparency concern as deaths at Langley Lodge rise to 11
Langley Lodge. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: Nine dead in Langley Lodge ongoing COVID-19 outbreak

A total of 50 people, including staff, have been confirmed infected

  • May 20, 2020
Langley Lodge. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The COVID-19 outbreak at Langley Lodge has now infected 17 patients and four staff, and claimed three lives, according to health officials. (Google Maps)

BREAKING: Three dead in ongoing COVID-19 outbreak at Langley Lodge

A total of 21 residents and staff have been infected

The COVID-19 outbreak at Langley Lodge has now infected 17 patients and four staff, and claimed three lives, according to health officials. (Google Maps)
Fraser Health president and chief executive officer Dr. Victoria Lee (left) and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry have received a show of support from FHA doctors. (Fraser Heath/B.C. government photos)

Langley welcome to take part in COVID-19 regional townhall

Questions can be submitted in advance for online session Monday, April 20 between 7:15 and 8:15 p.m.

Fraser Health president and chief executive officer Dr. Victoria Lee (left) and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry have received a show of support from FHA doctors. (Fraser Heath/B.C. government photos)
Brandyl Hewlett Facebook photo.

Abbotsford paramedic urges honesty about COVID-19 symptoms to frontline workers

Brandyl Hewlett said his team worked a long shift, attending to calls ‘plagued with dishonesty’

Brandyl Hewlett Facebook photo.
Fraser Health president and chief executive officer Dr. Victoria Lee (left) and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry have received a show of support from FHA doctors. (Fraser Heath/B.C. government photos)
Fraser Health president and chief executive officer Dr. Victoria Lee (left) and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry have received a show of support from FHA doctors. (Fraser Heath/B.C. government photos)
Langley Memorial Hospital. (Langley Advance Times files)

Fraser Health stops hospital television set service to limit COVID-19 spread

Dr. Victoria Lee said personal mobile devices can still be used by patients at this time

Langley Memorial Hospital. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley City’s Emilio Finatti Pizzeria is one of nine participating in a feeding initiative for the Langley Memorial Hospital. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Downtown Langley eateries pull together to feed hospital staff

Business association makes contribution aimed at helping hospital and restaurants

Langley City’s Emilio Finatti Pizzeria is one of nine participating in a feeding initiative for the Langley Memorial Hospital. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry listens during a news conference about the provincial response to the coronavirus, in Vancouver, on Friday, March 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck.

‘We need to do more’: Fraser Health doctors send dire letter to Dr. Bonnie Henry

Letter says hospitals soon to be ‘overwhelmed,’ urges closure of all non-essential businesses

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry listens during a news conference about the provincial response to the coronavirus, in Vancouver, on Friday, March 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck.
Abbotsford Regional Hospital. (Black Press Media files)

Fraser Health limits hospital visitors to slow spread of COVID-19

Fraser Health was among the first health authorities in B.C. to see COVID-19 cases

Abbotsford Regional Hospital. (Black Press Media files)
Nori Sushi in Brookswood has since reopened after the restaurant was served a closure notice on Thursday. (Ashley Root/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley restaurant reopens after Fraser Health issues closure notice

Sushi restaurant passed follow up inspection Friday morning

Nori Sushi in Brookswood has since reopened after the restaurant was served a closure notice on Thursday. (Ashley Root/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Washing your hands frequently and staying home when you’re feeling ill are far more effective than facemasks in controlling the spread of a virus.

LETTER: Quelling panic over virus

Phobia could lead to witch hunts rather than common-sense approaches to prevent spread of COVID-19

  • Mar 3, 2020
Washing your hands frequently and staying home when you’re feeling ill are far more effective than facemasks in controlling the spread of a virus.

LETTER: No sympathy for social conservatives

Dear Editor, Social conservatives love playing the persecuted victim as attested to…

  • Mar 2, 2020
Washing your hands frequently and staying home when you’re feeling ill are far more effective than facemasks in controlling the spread of a virus.

EDITORIAL: Fraser Health needs to be transparent to fight coronavirus panic

Fraser Health and other authorities are not helping by being vague in recent communications

  • Feb 26, 2020
Washing your hands frequently and staying home when you’re feeling ill are far more effective than facemasks in controlling the spread of a virus.
A construction worker at the site of the Langley Memorial Hospital ER construction project on Feb. 13. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

New ER taking shape at Langley Memorial

Main framing of the new emergency room is complete

A construction worker at the site of the Langley Memorial Hospital ER construction project on Feb. 13. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)