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Better health through promotion, protection & prevention

The BC Centre for Disease Control, a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority, provides provincial and national leadership in disease surveillance, detection, treatment, prevention and consultation.


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Wastewater surveillance expands to Interior and Island HealthWastewater surveillance expands to Interior and Island HealthTesting community wastewater for COVID-19 provides information on how levels of SARS-CoV-2 virus are changing within an area over time. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2023/wastewater-surveillance-expands2023-01-20T08:00:00Z
Preliminary results show influenza vaccine providing substantial protection against infection during early wavePreliminary results show influenza vaccine providing substantial protection against infection during early waveInterim findings show a substantial reduction in the risk of influenza illness for vaccinated people.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/influenza-vaccine-protection2022-12-23T08:00:00Z
More overdoses can be prevented with interventions for people leaving correctional centres who use stimulantsMore overdoses can be prevented with interventions for people leaving correctional centres who use stimulantsPeople with a history of stimulant use disorder face an increased risk of overdose and overdose death following release from provincial correctional centres.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/overdoses-prevented-correctional-centres2022-11-23T08:00:00Z
It’s respiratory illness seasonIt’s respiratory illness seasonLearn how to protect yourself and your family.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/respiratory-illness-season2022-11-10T08:00:00Z
Public notified of scam calls about monkeypoxPublic notified of scam calls about monkeypoxThe BC Centre for Disease Control and regional health authorities are alerting the public about reports of scam automated calls about monkeypox test results or exposures.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/scam-calls-monkeypox2022-10-19T07:00:00Z

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