FNESS COVID-19 Updates

If your community is experiencing an EMERGENCY, please contact Emergency Management BC at 1-800-663-3456.
(EMBC Regional Contacts are listed below)

Welcome to the FNESS COVID-19 update page.  This page will be updated with the most recent FNESS-related COVID-19 information, community resources and news.

FNESS aims to ensure the safety of communities and to support communities during difficult times.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, please reach out to FNESS for support at FNESS_EM@fness.bc.ca.


Emergency Management Community Notice

Has the COVID-19 pandemic affected your communities’ capacity for Emergency Management (i.e. fire departments, emergency management, police departments, emergency medical services, band office administration, health clinics/centres, hospitals, etc.)?  If your community’s emergency management or medical resources have been affected by COVID-19, please reach out to FNESS at fireservices@fness.bc.ca with the following information and a FNESS staff member will contact you:

Community Name:
Community Contact Name:
Community Contact Phone Number:
Community Contact Email:
Issue/Concern regarding Emergency Management:
Actions to Date:


COVID-19 Pandemic Resources

First Nations Leadership Council: https://www.fnlcemergency.ca/

First Nations Health Authority: https://www.fnha.ca/what-we-do/communicable-disease-control/coronavirus

Fire Chiefs Association of BC: https://fcabc.ca/index.php/covid-homepage


Emergency Management BC Regional Contacts

South West Region
14292 Green Timbers Way
Surrey, BC  V3T 0J4
Tel: 604 586-4390
Fax: 604 586-4334
Email: EMBC.SWEAdmin@gov.bc.ca

Central Region
1255-D Dalhousie Drive
Kamloops, BC  V2C 5Z5
Tel: 250 371-5240
Fax: 250 371-5246
Email: EMBC.CTLAdmin@gov.bc.ca

South East Region
101–333 Victoria Street
Nelson, BC  V1L 4K3
Tel: 250 354-5904
Fax: 250 354-6561
Email: EMBC.SEAAdmin@gov.bc.ca

North East Region
3235 Westwood Drive
Prince George, BC  V2N 1S4
Tel: 250 612-4172
Fax: 250 612-4171
Email: EMBC.NEAAdmin@gov.bc.ca

North West Region
Suite 1B – 3215 Eby Street
Terrace, BC  V8G 2X8
Tel: 250 615-4800
Fax: 250 615-4817
Email: EMBC.NWEAdmin@gov.bc.ca

Vancouver Island Region
Block A - Suite 200
2261 Keating Cross Road
Saanichton BC  V8M 2A5
Tel: 250 952–5848
Fax: 250 952-4304
Email: EMBC.VIRAdmin@gov.bc.ca