A Rural, Distant, First Nations, and Indigenous COVID-19 Response Framework (PDF, 872KB) will help ensure that individuals residing in these communities have access to the care and unique help they want. The strategy was working, providing 35,000 more folks with entry to important surgery. This resulted in the cancellation of 1000’s of scheduled elective surgeries. However, it was obligatory to make sure that British Columbians with COVID-19 would have access to hospital beds. What knowledge do you value, and the way much do you presently have? We know that individuals dwelling in rural, distant, and Indigenous communities have distinctive challenges in accessing the care that they need. Local leaders will determine how these providers will function in their communities, with priority being given to guaranteeing residents could make informed choices about how they receive care.