Category: Blog Posts

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.

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.

Compassion, Inclusion and Engagement: The Role of Peers in the Overdose Crisis

In this guest blog post, brought to you by the Compassion, Inclusion and Engagement team, learn the important role peers have played in the overdose crisis and how COVID-19 has posed an extra challenge in the work they do.

Help End the Overdose Crisis: 7 Ways to Reduce Stigma

The overdose crisis is killing members of our community every day. In this blog post, learn 7 ways you can eliminate stigma and help bring an end to this public health emergency.

Dr Henry Whisky Sauce Creator Donates Net Proceeds to Emergency Response Fund

“Until every British Columbian is vaccinated.” Read about Chef Ann, creator of the Dr Henry Whisky Sauce, who is donating net profits to the Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund.