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.
After a purposeful pause, we’re happy to be back to sharing our monthly newsletter! This month, we want to take the opportunity to remind you of who we are and what we do, as well as invite you for a glimpse into the exciting work we’re building on for the future.
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.
Transparency is one of our values, and this is us being transparent with you. Leadership is also one of our values, and our ED believes in modelling through honesty and openness. We invite you to come behind the scenes with us as she shares more about why we felt this was an important message.
Monitoring the Effectiveness of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines in British Columbia, plus, it’s National Immunization Awareness Week, we’ve added two new staff to our growing team, and more, in this month’s newsletter—check it all out!
We’re pleased to be funding and supporting groundbreaking COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness research coming out of the BC Centre for Disease Control. Read more about this novel research, what early work and recent findings have shown, how critical ongoing VE monitoring is, and why it’s imperative that we continue to fund and support research like this in order to ensure everyone is protected as we look ahead and learn to live safely with COVID-19.
Vaccines work, saving millions of lives each year, yet they can easily be taken for granted. Since vaccines are so important, and it happens to be National Immunization Awareness Week, check out our blog post for how vaccines work, as well as five vaccine-specific ways you can Activate Health this month.
We’re pleased to welcome two new staff to our growing team! Learn about Tracy and Maddie, and why they wanted to come work at the BCCDC Foundation, and the positive impact they hope to make in their roles.