Tag: Activate Health

Vaccines Work: 5 Ways to Activate Health

Vaccines work, saving millions of lives each year, yet they can easily be taken for granted. Since vaccines are so important, and it happens to be National Immunization Awareness Week, check out our blog post for how vaccines work, as well as five vaccine-specific ways you can Activate Health this month.

Activate Health Blog Posts

Go here to access all of our Activate Health blog posts. This page is updated regularly.

Witnessing a War Unfold: Being Informed is a Show of Solidarity

We are devastated by Russia’s attack on Ukraine, and severe impacts this crisis has, and will continue to have, on the health and wellbeing of those living in Ukraine. While we’re not claiming to be experts on the situation, we can, in our small way, show our support. Read on for ways you can Activate Health and show your support this month.

Looking Back on Activate Health Over 2021

In this blog post, we take a look back at Activate Health over 2021, our battle cry for British Columbians, and invite you to join us in the new year by becoming a health ambassador in your community!

Activate Health Infographics and Downloads

Here you’ll find downloadable information and images on how you can Activate Health.

Newsletter #29: October 2021

Project Update: BCCDC’s COVID-19 Wastewater Surveillance in Metro Vancouver Communities, BCCDC Foundation Welcomes our First Director of Operations, Activate Health to Protect Yourself and Your Community This Fall and Winter, and more in our October newsletter. Check it out!

Activate Health to Protect Yourself and Your Community This Fall and Winter

With both COVID-19 and respiratory illnesses like influenza around us, we share the importance of staying safe for the protection of yourself and others as we move through another fall and winter season.

Another Election, Another Reason to Talk About Voting and Health

Last year, we wrote “Why Voting is Good for Your Health and Our Collective Health.” This year, as we face a federal election, we’re once again urging all eligible people to vote, especially young adults.

The Health of Our Planet Affects the Health of Our Population

Climate change is not only a public health issue, it’s a public health emergency. In this blog post, we share three ways you can Activate Health, and how, by your individual actions, you can help create a positive impact for the population.

Indigenous Health and Rights: Time for a Healing Way Forward

June is National Indigenous History Month, and we must work today, and for the future, on the hard truths and vital reconciliations—we must work toward healing. From a public health perspective, in this blog post, we share ways, through a collective commitment, that we can do this together.