The wellness and safety of our patients and employees is extremely important to us.
We need your help to ensure we can control infectious disease outbreaks that are a risk to patients, employees and others associated with our clinics.
Do not come to BC Cancer – Abbotsford if you:
- have a fever AND respiratory symptoms, OR
- have been exposed to an infectious disease within the last two weeks
If you are a patient, please call your health-care provider from home.
Smoking is not permitted in the buildings or on the grounds of BC Cancer – Abbotsford.
In consideration of our patients and staff who have scent-related allergies, please don’t wear perfume, scented hairspray, cologne, deodorant, aftershave or other scented products while visiting BC Cancer – Abbotsford. Thank you for your co-operation.
As health-care providers, it is essential that we take a leading role in protecting anyone who comes to our sites from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke.
Tobacco-related illnesses are the leading cause of preventable death in BC, resulting in about 6,000 deaths each year, including over 100 non-smokers.
Thousands more British Columbians become sick from either tobacco use or second-hand smoke. Second-hand smoke causes the same diseases as smoking, including heart and lung disease, and cancers of the lung, bladder, blood, kidney and nasal passages.