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Three cases of meningococcal disease among adolescents in Interior HealthThree cases of meningococcal disease among adolescents in Interior HealthTwo cases of meningococcal disease have been reported among students of one high school in Interior Health, and a third case recently identified in an older adolescent in the same community, occurring over a six week period beginning in late September. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/meningococcal-disease2017-11-10T08:00:00Z
UPDATE: Hepatitis A in pineapple chunksUPDATE: Hepatitis A in pineapple chunkshttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/hepatitis-a-in-western-family-brand-pineapple-chunks2017-09-05T07:00:00Z
Take-Home Naloxone Program marks 5th year; stigma reduction next hurdleTake-Home Naloxone Program marks 5th year; stigma reduction next hurdleVancouver – The fifth anniversary of the Take-Home Naloxone Program, which has reversed over 10,000 opioid overdoes so far, marks a bittersweet milestone for the harm reduction team at the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/take-home-naloxone-program-marks-5th-year2017-08-31T07:00:00Z
2017 BC Overdose Action Exchange: 10 areas for action in BC’s overdose crisis2017 BC Overdose Action Exchange: 10 areas for action in BC’s overdose crisisVancouver – In a report released this morning by the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), 10 recommended areas for action have been identified to help prevent illegal drug overdoses and reduce the number of deaths occurring in the province. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/overdose-action-exchange-meeting-report2017-08-16T07:00:00Z
Research project pilots new illegal drug alert warning system to help prevent overdosesResearch project pilots new illegal drug alert warning system to help prevent overdosesVancouver – Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is working with the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) on a new project to develop a more timely and accurate way to communicate information about clusters of drug overdoses and drug contamination alerts.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/research-project-pilots-new-illegal-drug-alert-warning-system-to-help-prevent-overdoses2017-07-11T07:00:00Z

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