Tag: COVID-19

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.

Prevention 101: Decoding Public Health

In our Prevention 101 blog post, we share examples on how and why prevention works. Plus, five ways we can use our individual actions and voices to move towards a new way of thinking.

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 Infographics and Downloads

Here you’ll find downloadable infographics and images on how to stay safe during COVID-19.

Other Resources

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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.

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.