Category: Blog Posts

Why voting is good for your health and our collective health

When making decisions about your voting direction, it’s important to think about what health means to you, and what you want the health of our province to look like.

COVID-19 may not be new, but it’s time for a renewed commitment

COVID-19 isn’t new. But, it’s time for a renewal. This is our call to action to make a commitment, to renew together our drive to prevent COVID-19 and to protect our loved ones.

Activate Health to Eliminate Stigma

We can all play a role in eliminating stigma to prevent overdoses and save lives. Experts, advocates, and people with lived experience are battling for a safe supply of drugs and decriminalization; we can join them through actions we can take, every day, starting now.

The Overdose Crisis & COVID-19: Support Peers Through Two Emergencies

Two public health emergencies are colliding like nothing we’ve seen before. We must act now. Support peers on the front line through Compassion, Inclusion, Engagement

The BCCDC Foundation is hiring a Development and Communications Manager!

We’re hiring a Development and Communications Manager to work with the Executive Director to develop, oversee, and implement fund development and communications strategies.

Interview with Dr Jat Sandhu: BCCDC’s COVID-19 Pandemic Response Research

We spoke with Dr. Jat Sandhu, Consultant in Epidemiology & Population Health Management at the BC Centre for Disease Control, to learn more about the vital importance of his research and the what it will mean for BC’s population.

Testing COVID-19 in Wastewater: a tool to help track COVID-19 spread and mitigate second wave in BC

With the support of Metro Vancouver and the BCCDC Foundation, the testing of SARS-CoV-2 RNA, BC Centre for Disease Control researchers have rapidly developed and validated a series of methods to test wastewater for SARS-CoV-2.

The BCCDC Foundation is Hiring a Finance and Administrative Consultant!

We’re hiring an experienced finance and administrative consultant to help optimize and expand our finance and administrative capabilities.

Prevention 101: Decoding Public Health

In our Prevention 101 blog post, we share examples on how and why prevention works. Plus, five ways we can use our individual actions and voices to move towards a new way of thinking.

Injuries are preventable – no, really!

In this guest post, Megan Oakey, Provincial Manager for Injury Prevention at the BC Centre for Disease Control, talks about why and how injuries happen, and how we can prevent them in the first place.