Category: What’s New

From Epidemic to Infodemic: COVID-19 and Misinformation in BC

Check out this interview with the Principle Investigators for a BC Centre for Disease Control study that assess the equity of misinformation and communication on COVID-19 in BC—how and where British Columbians are looking for and finding public health information.

Newsletter #17: October 2020

Renewing our commitment to fighting COVID-19 together, why voting is good for your health, Sheila Henry runs 50K on World Mental Health Day to raise awareness for the overdose crisis, and more in our October newsletter. Check it out!

Nurse, mom, advocate Sheila Henry runs 50K to raise awareness for overdose crisis

Meet our newest public health superhero, Sheila Henry, who ran a 50K ultra-marathon distance from Langley to the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver to raise awareness and support the fight against the stigma of mental health, substance use, and the overdose crisis.

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.

Newsletter #16: September 2020

In this month’s newsletter, we cover the overdose crisis & COVID-19, and stigma as a public health issue. Plus, we’re hiring!

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.

Newsletter #15: August 2020

Guest posts from the BC Centre for Disease Control experts on the latest COVID-19 research we’re funding, waste water testing as an early warning sign, and injury prevention–all in our August 2020 newsletter!