Category: What’s New

Newsletter #23: April 2021

Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infection (STTBI) Screening and Care in Prisons, BC COVID-19 SPEAK Survey Round 2, vaccine hesitancy, 2021 BC Stay-at-Home Campout, and more! Check it all out in our April 2021 newsletter.

Addressing Barriers to Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infection (STTBI) Screening and Care in Prisons

In this guest blog post by Dr Sofia Bartlett, public health researcher at the BC Centre for Disease Control, learn about the work she’s doing in prisons to address the many difficulties in accessing testing and treatment for Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections (STBBIs), both while in prison and while returning to the community.

Vaccine Hesitancy: Foe of Healthy Communities

In this blog post, learn what drives vaccine hesitancy, how to beware of misinformation, how to strengthen vaccine confidence, and more.

BC COVID-19 SPEAK Survey, Round 2!

The BCCDC Foundation for Public Health is excited to announce that we’ve funded Round 2 of the BC COVID-19 SPEAK Survey! Read the four key areas the survey addresses to inform our public health experts how to best plan for adaptation and recovery in BC.

2021 BC Stay-at-Home Campout

The Tarry family from Surrey, BC is at it again and inviting everyone to participate in the BC Stay-at-Home Campout on May 1st. Click below to learn how to participate and support the BCCDC Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund.

Newsletter #22: March 2021

Foundation Collaborates with BC Funders to Support Vaccine Research, guest blog post on COVID-19 research conducted in prisons and correctional facilities in Canada, A Fundraising ‘Year’ in Review, and more!

Reflections: A Fundraising ‘Year’ in Review

Reflections from Colt Long, Development & Communications Manager on what the past year of fundraising has looked like for the Foundation.

Why We Must Continue to Follow Public Health Guidelines During the Vaccine Rollout

As more and more British Columbians get vaccinated every day, it’s important that we continue to follow public health orders. In this blog post, we share three big reasons why.

Uncovering SARS-CoV-2 Behind Bars: Understanding the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Correctional Settings

In this guest blog post by Dr Sofia Bartlett, public health researcher at the BC Centre for Disease Control, learn about the COVID-19 research she conducted at BC correctional facilities.

Newsletter #21: February 2021

Compassion, Inclusion and Engagement: The Role of Peers in the Overdose Crisis, 7 Ways to Reduce Stigma, Dr Henry Whisky Sauce, and more. Click below to check out our February newsletter!