Tag: COVID-19

Your Health, Our Commitment: Our New Campaign to Support Pandemic Recovery, Strengthen Public Health, and Build Resilient Communities For All

Our new campaign “Your Health, Our Commitment” is a call to move beyond pandemic response towards a brighter, more equitable future for all. Click over to learn more, and how you can support this important campaign.

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.

COVID-19 Response: Population Health Evidence to Action 

Thanks to our donors, we funded two COVID-19 population health surveys that provided our public health leaders with vital knowledge that helped shape BC’s COVID-19 response. Click through to learn more about them.

Reflections: COVID-19, Looking Back and Ahead, Together

In a follow-up to her COVID-19 reflections piece in 2020, our Executive Director, Kristy Kerr, returns to share her reflections on living and working in the pandemic two years later.

Vaccination: Our Strongest Tool in Our COVID-19 Toolkit

One of the clearest Activate Health messages we’ve had since COVID-19 vaccines became available, and one of the clearest ways we can each, as individuals, protect the health and safety of the population, is through vaccination—our strongest tool in our toolkit—true before COVID-19, and will remain true after COVID-19.

Now Hiring: Development Coordinator

We’re hiring a Development Coordinator to join our growing fundraising team! Learn more about the role, how to apply, and the application deadline.

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.

Newsletter #27: August 2021

Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Health and Well-Being of Young Adults in British Columbia, Our Role in Helping to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic, Another Election, Another Reason to Talk About Voting and Health, and more. Go check out our August newsletter!

Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Health and Well-Being of Young Adults in British Columbia

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of us, though, some more than others. The BC COVID-19 SPEAK Survey we funded last year showed one key group that was experiencing significant unintended consequences of the pandemic: young adults.

Our Role in Helping to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

As a small public health organization during a global pandemic, we’re proud of what we’ve accomplished over the past 19 months. We invite you to come along this reflective journey with us.