Interior Health Advisory for Big White Mountain
Interior Health forwarded the following letter to Big White Ski Resort on Friday, April 2:
Interior Health is advising anyone who attended a congregate event at Big White Ski Resort on March 29 that they have put themselves at risk of contracting COVID-19. COVID-19 activity is increasing across the interior, including Big White.
As such, we are asking anyone who was at this recent event to monitor themselves closely for
symptoms of COVID-19.
Individuals who have symptoms should arrange to get a COVID-19 test immediately.
It is important to stress that COVID-19 testing is confidential. Interior Health’s only priority is to ensure that we identify any new cases and prevent further spread.
Symptoms of COVID-19 include the following:
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Loss of sense of smell or taste
• Other milder symptoms may include: sore throat, loss of appetite, fatigue, body aches (muscles and joints aching), diarrhea, headache, and nausea or vomiting.
Booking a COVID-19 test:
Online: You can book an appointment online through the COVID-19 Test Booking Form:
By phone: Call the COVID-19 Test Booking Line at 1-877-740-7747 for assistance with booking your test.
Dr. Silvina Mema
Interior Health Medical Health Officer