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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
Check on people who are isolated to prevent heat deathsCheck on people who are isolated to prevent heat deathsUpdated - Aug 16, 2021: Heat warnings lifted for Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2021/check-on-people-who-are-isolated-to-prevent-heat-deaths2021-08-13T07:00:00Z
Bridging the gap: Improving hepatitis care for patients released from correctional facilitiesBridging the gap: Improving hepatitis care for patients released from correctional facilitiesBCCDC and BCMHSUS focus on improving outcomes for people living with hepatitis C who are incarcerated for World Hepatitis Day, July 28. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2021/world-hepatitis-day-20212021-07-28T07:00:00Z
Preparing for dangerous heatPreparing for dangerous heatHot weather can be dangerous. Here are some tips for preparing your home for heat and keeping safer during hot weather.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2021/preparing-for-dangerous-heat2021-07-28T07:00:00Z
Young people disproportionately impacted by pandemic: New ReportYoung people disproportionately impacted by pandemic: New ReportThe COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of people, aged 18 to 29, in ways that could have long-term impacts for young adults and the B.C. community as a whole, according to a new report.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2021/young-people-disproportionately-impacted-by-pandemic2021-07-23T07:00:00Z

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