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Interview with Dr Jat Sandhu: BCCDC’s COVID-19 Pandemic Response Research

We spoke with Dr. Jat Sandhu, Consultant in Epidemiology & Population Health Management at the BC Centre for Disease Control, to learn more about the vital importance of his research and the what it will mean for BC’s population.

Testing COVID-19 in Wastewater: a tool to help track COVID-19 spread and mitigate second wave in BC

With the support of Metro Vancouver and the BCCDC Foundation, the testing of SARS-CoV-2 RNA, BC Centre for Disease Control researchers have rapidly developed and validated a series of methods to test wastewater for SARS-CoV-2.

Injuries are preventable – no, really!

In this guest post, Megan Oakey, Provincial Manager for Injury Prevention at the BC Centre for Disease Control, talks about why and how injuries happen, and how we can prevent them in the first place.

Newsletter #14: July 2020

In July’s newsletter, we introduce you to our new COVID-19 resource page, Decoding Public Health series on social media, shared successes, the Healthy Human, and more!

BCCDC Foundation Year in Review

We strive to improve the quality of life for British Columbians by investing in projects that improve health equity, supporting upstream solutions, and empowering people to take control of their health. This is how we’ve accomplished that over the past year.

COVID-19: Our Shared Experience, Our Shared Success

We thank every individual that’s played a role in protecting our population: from our donors, to the superhero staff at the BC Centre for Disease Control, to our provincial leaders, and to every person who has done their part to wash their hands, physically distance, and take precautions.

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Support the Research

COVID-19 research is vitally needed and requires ongoing support from donors who care about the health of our population. Learn more about how you can help.

Newsletter #13: June 2020

A message from our Provincial Health Officer Dr Bonnie Henry, COVID-19 research at the BC Centre for Disease Control, social justice, and public health are some of the topics we cover in our June newsletter.

Responding to COVID-19 and Preparing for Future Outbreaks

The BC Centre for Disease Control is engaging in critical public health research to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in BC. The BCCDC’s public health experts, scientists, and doctors have rapidly responded to prevent the spread of the virus, help save lives, and protect British Columbians.