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Practice safer drug use to avoid harm this holiday seasonPractice safer drug use to avoid harm this holiday seasonTips from the BCCDC and PEEP for lessening the risks associated with consuming drugs during the holidays.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2021/safer-drug-use-holidays-20212021-12-22T08:00:00Z
COVID-19 vaccines make it possible to ‘spend Christmas with my family’COVID-19 vaccines make it possible to ‘spend Christmas with my family’COVID-19 vaccines for children under 12 are helping to make getting together with family safer during the holidays.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2021/holiday-vaccination-children2021-12-16T08:00:00Z
Flood zones are danger zonesFlood zones are danger zonesUpdated December 13, 2021: Be 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.aspx2021-12-13T08:00:00Z
New express testing service helping increase access to STI screeningNew express testing service helping increase access to STI screeningA new program out of BCCDC’s STI clinic aims to address a decrease in STI testing since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2021/sti-express-testing2021-12-13T08:00:00Z
New app shows young people bear the burden of the drug toxicity emergencyNew app shows young people bear the burden of the drug toxicity emergencyA new application showing mortality data for B.C. reveals illicit drug toxicity is one of the top causes of death and years of life lost in B.C.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2021/mortality-app-drug-toxicity-emergency2021-12-09T08:00:00Z

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