Tag: COVID-19

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.

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.

That’s a wrap! The BC-Stay-at-Home Campout

From make-shift forts in living rooms, to camping tents set up on patios, balconies, and backyards, families across BC and beyond participated in the second BC Stay-at-Home Campout.

When Two Public Health Emergencies Collide

BC is facing two concurrent public health emergencies: the overdose crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic. How do we protect all British Columbians, especially vulnerable populations, in this context?

Newsletter #11: April 2020

Check out our April newsletter for an update on our COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund, personal reflections from our ED Kristy Kerr on community and “caremongering,” a blog post on the importance of social inclusion, and more!

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

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Reflections: COVID-19, Together, Apart

Reflections from Kristy Kerr, Executive Director, on community coming together during COVID-19.

Newsletter #10: March 2020

This month’s issue about what we’re doing in the face of COVID-19, and what you can do to help during this public health emergency.

Calling on British Columbians: Help Rapid-Response Efforts

We’re calling on all British Columbians to donate to the Emergency Response Fund to help the public health experts working to protect our population.