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Rogers all-purpose flour, distributed in BC, recalled due to E. coli O121<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Flour%201%20resized.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Rogers all-purpose flour, distributed in BC, recalled due to E. coli O121The BCCDC is collaborating with partners to investigate an outbreak of E. coli O121 associated with flour.http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/food-recall-warnings/complete-listing/2017-06-07/eng/1496896334668/1496896336875Learn more about the product recall
Quick-learn lesson: Naloxone administration<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/QL%20Naloxone%20front%20page.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Quick-learn lesson: Naloxone administrationThe BC Centre for Disease Control has developed a new online e-learning lesson outlining what to do if you witness or suspect an opioid overdose.http://towardtheheart.com/naloxone-course/Take the naloxone quick-learn lesson
Drug overdoses in BC<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Updated%20overdose%20graph%20nov-small.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Drug overdoses in BCIn 2016, there were 922 apparent illicit drug overdose deaths in BC, an increase of 79.7% over the number of deaths occurring in 2015 (BC Coroners Service).http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/public-health-emergency-in-bcFind out more about BCCDC's role in this public health crisis.

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BCCDC drug overdose meeting: Turning ideas into action to help save livesBCCDC drug overdose meeting: Turning ideas into action to help save livesWith a supply of street drugs so toxic more than four people die from overdoses each day in BC, what more can policy makers, public health officials and other partners do to make the response more effective? http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/turning-ideas-into-action-to-help-save-lives2017-06-16T07:00:00Z
BCCDC advises British Columbians about a new outbreak of E. coli O121 associated with flourBCCDC advises British Columbians about a new outbreak of E. coli O121 associated with flourhttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/bccdc-advises-british-columbians-about-a-new-outbreak-of-e-coli-o121-associated-with-flour2017-05-19T07:00:00Z
Language matters: reduce stigma, combat overdose Language matters: reduce stigma, combat overdose http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/language-matters2017-03-09T08:00:00Z
Passengers on flights through Vancouver International Airport on February 24th and 27th may have been exposed to measlesPassengers on flights through Vancouver International Airport on February 24th and 27th may have been exposed to measleshttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/possible-exposure-to-measles2017-03-04T08:00:00Z
BCCDC advises consumers to properly cook oysters following outbreakBCCDC advises consumers to properly cook oysters following outbreakhttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/bccdc-advises-consumers-to-properly-cook-oysters2017-01-13T08:00:00Z

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