Category: Blog Posts

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.

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

Two arms reaching for one another

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.

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.