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Measles at Vancouver International AirportMeasles at Vancouver International Airporthttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2018/yvr-measles-alert-aug-142018-08-14T07:00:00Z
Parents of young children from China advised to check immunization records for recalled vaccineParents of young children from China advised to check immunization records for recalled vaccinehttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2018/immunization-record-check-201812018-07-27T07:00:00Z
Measles alert: China Southern flights from New Delhi and Guangzhou to VancouverMeasles alert: China Southern flights from New Delhi and Guangzhou to Vancouverhttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2018/china-southern-flight-measles2018-07-04T07:00:00Z
Update: Outbreak of norovirus associated with raw BC oystersUpdate: Outbreak of norovirus associated with raw BC oystershttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/update-norovirus-oysters2018-05-17T07:00:00Z
Study: Wide distribution of naloxone can slash overdose deaths during epidemicsStudy: Wide distribution of naloxone can slash overdose deaths during epidemicshttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/take-home-naloxone2018-04-18T07:00:00Z
Outbreak of norovirus associated with raw BC oysters<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/157379841%20OYSTERS%20ON%20ICE.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Outbreak of norovirus associated with raw BC oystershttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/outbreak-of-norovirus-associated-with-raw-bc-oysters2018-04-09T07:00:00Z
Expanded online STI testing program reduces barriers, reaches more people<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GCO%20logo.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Expanded online STI testing program reduces barriers, reaches more peoplehttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/gco-expansion2018-03-29T07:00:00Z
Province puts more naloxone into the hands of British Columbians to save livesProvince puts more naloxone into the hands of British Columbians to save liveshttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/province-puts-more-naloxone-into-the-hands-of-british-columbians-to-save-lives2017-12-20T08:00:00Z
Meningococcal vaccine offered to youth aged 15-19 across Okanagan regionMeningococcal vaccine offered to youth aged 15-19 across Okanagan regionSince June 2017, there have been five confirmed cases of meningococcal disease due to serogroup W reported in the Okanagan region among those aged 16-19 years. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/meningococcal-vaccine-offered-to-youth-aged-15-19-across-okanagan-region2017-12-15T08:00:00Z
Is your food safety certification nearing its best before date? Review and renew in 2018Is your food safety certification nearing its best before date? Review and renew in 2018Vancouver - The BC Centre for Disease Control and Ministry of Health are reminding operators and employees in BC’s 12,000 food service establishments to check their FOODSAFE certification to ensure they meet the requirements under BC’s Public Health Act.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/news-releases/2017/foodsafe2017-12-04T08:00:00Z

 
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