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Flood zones are danger zonesFlood zones are danger zonesBe aware of the risks before re-entering a flood zone. Learn about some key hazards to be aware of when entering a flood zone.http://www.bccdc.ca/news-stories-site/Pages/Flood-zones-are-danger-zones.aspx2021-11-19T08:00:00Z
New interactive map estimates local health risk due to indoor radon levels in BCNew interactive map estimates local health risk due to indoor radon levels in BCBritish Columbians have a new interactive tool to help them better understand the health risks of indoor radon.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2021/new-interactive-radon-map2021-11-04T07:00:00Z
Prepare for influenza season: Get your influenza vaccine.Prepare for influenza season: Get your influenza vaccine.With no signs of influenza last year, British Columbians may have lower than usual immunity against the influenza virus this year. Getting a flu shot can help protect you and your loved ones from a serious illness.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/influenza-vaccination-20212021-10-19T07:00:00Z
Two doses prevent about 95 per cent of COVID-19 hospitalizations: B.C. COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness resultsTwo doses prevent about 95 per cent of COVID-19 hospitalizations: B.C. COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness results​New results from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) show that two doses of COVID-19 vaccines are providing strong protection, including against the Delta variant.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2021/covid-19-vaccine-effectiveness-results2021-09-29T07:00:00Z
It’s time to remember and time to act to prevent overdosesIt’s time to remember and time to act to prevent overdosesInternational Overdose Awareness Day is a time to remember people who have lost their lives to drug overdose and hold space for their friends and families. It’s a time to listen to people with lived and living experience of substance use.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2021/it’s-time-to-remember-and-time-to-act-to-prevent-overdoses2021-08-31T07:00:00Z

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