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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.

BC COVID-19 Combat Collective

The BCCDC Foundation has joined forces with VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, BC Cancer Foundation, and UBC to combat COVID-19 in BC.

Combating COVID-19 on a population level

Gifts to the Emergency Response Fund are supporting 3 phases of public health research at the BCCDC, which will keep British Columbians safe from COVID-19.

BCCDC Researchers in personal protective equipment with red banner that says "update"

Rapid Response to COVID-19: Your donations at work

British Columbians have contributed over $320,000 to support new research at the BCCDC that will protect us from COVID-19

Pandemics: the Terminology

When we’re talking about pandemics, there’s a lot of jargon. Here’s some of the most common terms, explained.

Pandemics & How to Flatten the Curve

Pandemics are serious, but there’s simple things you can do to help stop the spread, and flatten the curve.

First Novel Coronavirus Case in BC

The first case of novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV has been identified in British Columbia.

Supporting Peers at a Grassroots Level

BC is at a point in history where the average life expectancy is falling because of overdose deaths. As the charitable partner of the province’s leading public health agency, we see it as our duty to support solutions to our public health emergency. Our incredible donors have stepped forward to join us in making those …

Time Travelling Murder Mystery Collaboration 2019

The BCCDC Foundation recently collaborated with Science World and the scientists and experts of the BC Centre for Disease Control and Public Health Labs to offer an educational and fun evening trying to solve a murder mystery, for the third October in a row! This year’s event featured a capitalist with a time machine, bringing …