Category: What’s New

The Impact of Activate Health in 2021-22

Through Activate Health, we call on you to be a health ambassador for your community! Last year, through our blog posts, we wove many Activate Health principles into the conversation. Read on for highlights of some of our most impactful messages last year, and why they are very much still relevant to the health, resiliency, and recovery of our province today.

Help Improve Public Health in BC: Join Our Board of Directors!

Apply to join our Board of Directors and help make a positive impact on the health of British Columbians. Read our blog post to learn more about this exciting opportunity, including how to apply!

We BELIEVE, so we pause…

Transparency is one of our values, and this is us being transparent with you. Leadership is also one of our values, and our ED believes in modelling through honesty and openness. We invite you to come behind the scenes with us as she shares more about why we felt this was an important message.

Newsletter #35: April 2022

Monitoring the Effectiveness of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines in British Columbia, plus, it’s National Immunization Awareness Week, we’ve added two new staff to our growing team, and more, in this month’s newsletter—check it all out!

Monitoring the Effectiveness of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines in British Columbia

We’re pleased to be funding and supporting groundbreaking COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness research coming out of the BC Centre for Disease Control. Read more about this novel research, what early work and recent findings have shown, how critical ongoing VE monitoring is, and why it’s imperative that we continue to fund and support research like this in order to ensure everyone is protected as we look ahead and learn to live safely with COVID-19.

Vaccines Work: 5 Ways to Activate Health

Vaccines work, saving millions of lives each year, yet they can easily be taken for granted. Since vaccines are so important, and it happens to be National Immunization Awareness Week, check out our blog post for how vaccines work, as well as five vaccine-specific ways you can Activate Health this month.

We Keep Growing: BCCDC Foundation Welcomes Two New Team Members!

We’re pleased to welcome two new staff to our growing team! Learn about Tracy and Maddie, and why they wanted to come work at the BCCDC Foundation, and the positive impact they hope to make in their roles.

Newsletter #34: March 2022

An interview with Peer Health Mentors working to improve connection to hepatitis C virus treatment after release from provincial prisons in BC, meet our new Board Treasurer, the health and wellbeing of Ukrainians, and more, in our March newsletter!

Interview: Peer Health Mentors Work to Improve Connection to Hepatitis C Virus Treatment After Release from Provincial Prisons in BC

In a follow-up to her last guest blog post introducing Test, Link, Call Project (TLC), Dr Sofia Bartlett returns to share an interview she recently had with Peer Health Mentors Pam, Cheri, and Tammy at Unlocking the Gates Society (UTG).

Witnessing a War Unfold: Being Informed is a Show of Solidarity

We are devastated by Russia’s attack on Ukraine, and severe impacts this crisis has, and will continue to have, on the health and wellbeing of those living in Ukraine. While we’re not claiming to be experts on the situation, we can, in our small way, show our support. Read on for ways you can Activate Health and show your support this month.