Tag: Public Health Emergency

The Overdose Crisis & COVID-19: Support Peers Through Two Emergencies

Two public health emergencies are colliding like nothing we’ve seen before. We must act now. Support peers on the front line through Compassion, Inclusion, Engagement

COVID-19 Blog Posts

Go here to access all of our COVID-19 blog posts.

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.

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 #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.

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.

Emergency Response Fund

We’ve launched an Emergency Response Fund to support efforts to address COVID-19, and future emergencies.

Important Conversations on Harm Reduction

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, the BCCDC Foundation, in partnership with Science World and the BC Centre for Disease Control, hosted another public information session: this one to help the general public better understand harm reduction, including best practices and what is being done in Vancouver. Just prior to the panel discussion, a traditional welcome …