computer scam Fraudsters are using the coronavirus outbreak as an opportunity to try and trick the public with new phishing emails, phone calls and text messages.

Seniors First BC has compiled a list of the most common COVID-19 related scams.


Attention!Below is a listing of resources which may be useful for those seniors who are in isolation at home.

City of Burnaby Emergency Call Centre 604- 570-3800  
Burnaby Coronavirus Information Centre (self-assessment, testing)
Food Bank 604-876-3601
Meals on Wheels 604-299-5754  
Service Canada
(OAS, CPP, Veterans Affairs, Canada Revenue)
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
(Help applying for benefits)
BC 211
(General resource and referral)
Health Link BC 811  
BC Nurse Line 1-866-215-4700  
Burnaby Seniors Outreach Society
(Resource, referral, support)
Burnaby Community Services
(Resource, referral, support)
Citizen Support Services
(Volunteer Grocery Shoppers)
Burnaby Hospice Society
(Support in Grief)



Medical AidBurnaby residents and patients of Burnaby Physicians and Nurse Practitioners can access the website for information about how and where to seek care regarding COVID-19.

This is a new website, hosted by the Burnaby Primary Care Network, in collaboration with the City and other service providers. Currently, it offers a link to the COVID19 self-assessment tool, which steers people who may be sick to the appropriate course of action, including telephone and video conference consultation with a physician, and screening appointments where appropriate. Soon, the site will be expanded to include links to the various services available for people who have been affected socially and financially by the Coronavirus. The site is constantly being updated to stay in compliance with the latest information and criteria from the BC Centre for Disease Control. It is an excellent, accurate, and up-to-date resource.