Category: What’s New

Newsletter #12: May 2020

In our May newsletter, we talk about the BC COVID-19 SPEAK survey, two colliding health emergencies, what we’ve funded, the BC Stay-at-Home Campout, and more. Check it out!

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.

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?

BC businesses helping to beat COVID-19

We want to recognize the outstanding generosity and support of the businesses who have supported our Emergency Response Fund.

BC Stay-at-Home Campout

Join hundreds of other British Columbians on May 16 for the next BC Stay-at-Home Campout! #stayhomesavelives

Newsletter #11: April 2020

Check out our April newsletter for an update on our COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund, personal reflections from our ED Kristy Kerr on community and “caremongering,” a blog post on the importance of social inclusion, and more!

BCCDC Researchers in personal protective equipment with red banner that says "update"

Rapid Response to COVID-19: Your donations at work

British Columbians have contributed over $320,000 to support new research at the BCCDC that will protect us from COVID-19

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Reflections: COVID-19, Together, Apart

Reflections from Kristy Kerr, Executive Director, on community coming together during COVID-19.

Activate Health to stop the spread of COVID19

Our battle cry during COVID-19 is to stay home.

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.