COVID

Kulwant Samra’s story

After Kulwant Samra tested positive for COVID-19, the 51-year-old Abbotsford man isolated himself from his family in a room in his home. He was tired and short of breath in the first half of June, as businesses and schools in the province were re-opening following the initial protective measures taken during the start of the pandemic. Kulwant was initially still able to work remotely for his trucking company, dispatching a driver by phone the day he truly became alarmed by how he felt. His last memory was leaving his home by ambulance, before waking up eight weeks later at Royal Columbian Hospital.

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Pandemic wellness support from TD Bank Group

New Westminster, B.C. – {January 15, 2021} – Last fall, TD Bank Group provided a tremendous gift of $10,000 to […]

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Vince Li’s Story

26-year-old Vince Li had been battling a fever for several days in March 2020 when he made his way to the hospital in Burnaby. The results of an X-ray and blood test revealed tell-tale signs of COVID-19. Doctors decided to immediately sedate, intubate, and send the young man to Royal Columbian Hospital, one of the province’s primary COVID-19 sites. There, he became the youngest COVID-positive patient to be mechanically ventilated in the hospital’s intensive care unit during the pandemic’s spring peak.

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Germ-killing robots to fight COVID-19 at Royal Columbian

New Westminster, B.C. – {May 20, 2020} – Royal Columbian Hospital is enlisting another weapon in its fight against COVID-19. […]

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Burnaby firefighters provide Royal Columbian Hospital with an easier breath

New Westminster, B.C. – {April 30, 2020} – The Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society has stepped forward with funding to support […]

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Our response to COVID-19

New Westminster, B.C. – {April 28, 2020} –Your past and continued support has enabled Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation to respond […]

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