COVID-19: SMS/Text Alerts & SLACK

VCH Medical Staff are encouraged to sign up for COVID-19 critical updates and alerts by SMS/text messages.  Dr. Chad Kim Sing, Associate VP, Medicine, Quality & Safety distributed the following memorandum to all Medical Staff, Friday March 20, 2020.


As we continue to respond to the rapidly changing situation for COVID-19, it is paramount that we have the ability to communicate the most up-to-date information with you directly and in a timely way.

We will continue to share the Regional EOC bulletin with you by email, but during these busy times when information is changing rapidly, we’ll be using text messages to provide critical updates to medical staff on COVID-19.  Your data is encrypted and safe.

To subscribe to updates please text:


COVID19 to 1-833-649-0324


You can unsubscribe anytime by replying STOP.

You will receive a confirmation text message upon submission:


  • Thank you for signing up for critical updates to medical staff on COVID-19. Your data is safe and encrypted. Don’t want these messages in the future? Reply STOP to end at anytime.
  • Welcome to Vancouver Coastal Health Physician List. Std msg&data rates may apply. 4 msgs/month. Reply STOP to end. Help&Info: tx4.ca/3r & 8774032402

SLACK

Join the Medical Staff SLACK Workspace.  If you have not heard of Slack, Slack is workspace is a shared hub made up of channels where team members can communicate and work together. When you join a workspace, you’ll need to create a Slack account using your email address.

Connect with Sophia Wong to Join today to receive news, bulletins and share with fellow medical staff.