Health authorities and government agencies are taking steps to manage the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The situation may evolve rapidly.

It is critical that we continue to be vigilant in protecting ourselves and others.

  • Stay home: Social distancing is how we will protect ourselves and each other.

  • Wash your hands well and often.

  • Cover your mouth and nose with your flexed elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. 

  • Seek medical attention if symptoms worsen. Call your doctor or 8-1-1 for medical information.

  • Stay connected: pick up the phone and check in with family, friends and neighbours.

The City of Colwood is taking steps to ensure ongoing provision of City services.

Business operations and service delivery continues, with priority placed on essential services.

Public meetings have been suspended as the City ramps up its capacity for online meetings that allow Council members to attend remotely while also providing effective public participation remotely.

Beginning Tuesday, March 17, access to City Hall will be limited to by appointment only. The public is encouraged to contact City Hall by phone at 250-478-5999 or email at

With public safety as a priority, the following meetings and events have been cancelled:

For more public health information, please refer to:

Learn more about general preparedness at