Tag: Climate change

Activate Health: 8 Ways to Be a Health Ambassador in Your Community This Year

As we embark on a new year, we are excited about all the ways we can Activate Health together! Read our latest blog post to learn eight ways you can be a health ambassador in your community this year.

The Impact of Activate Health in 2021-22

Through Activate Health, we call on you to be a health ambassador for your community! Last year, through our blog posts, we wove many Activate Health principles into the conversation. Read on for highlights of some of our most impactful messages last year, and why they are very much still relevant to the health, resiliency, and recovery of our province today.

Newsletter #26: July 2021

Safer Seafoods for Coastal BC First Nations Communities, BCCDC Foundation is Hiring, The Health of Our Planet Affects the Health of Our Population, and more in our July newsletter. Check it out!

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.

Safer Seafoods for Coastal BC First Nations Communities

In this guest blog post by Lorraine McIntyre, Food Safety Specialist with Environmental Health Services at the BC Centre for Disease Control, learn about how our changing climate and human activities is increasingly threatening seafood sources especially for Indigenous peoples along BC’s Pacific coast.

A blanket of smoke: Wildfire smoke and infant health

They say that it takes 10,000 hours of practice to become an expert, which makes me an expert at worrying about wildfire smoke. Guest post by Dr Sarah Henderson.