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BCCDC Profiles: Maggie Wong, Processor, Health Records<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/maggie_wong_profile.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCCDC Profiles: Maggie Wong, Processor, Health RecordsBCCDC Profiles provides a snapshot of some of the talented people who work at our agency – who they are, what inspires them, and where they see the future of public health.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bccdc-profiles-maggie-wong2017-12-27T08:00:00Z
Influenza (flu) vaccine<img alt="" src="/resource-gallery/PublishingImages/immunizer_w_teen.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Influenza (flu) vaccineInfluenza is a serious illness. Those already hospitalized – especially the very young, people with compromised immune systems and the elderly – are highly susceptible to influenza, and each year there are around 3,500 flu-related deaths in Canada. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/influenza-(flu)-vaccine2017-12-05T08:00:00Z
BCCDC Profiles: Dr. Muhammad Morshed, Program Head Zoonotic Diseases & Emerging Pathogens<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/morshed2.jpg?RenditionID=3" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCCDC Profiles: Dr. Muhammad Morshed, Program Head Zoonotic Diseases & Emerging PathogensBCCDC Profiles provides a snapshot of some of the talented people who work at our agency – who they are, what inspires them, and where they see the future of public health.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/muhammad-morshed-profile2017-10-31T07:00:00Z
BCCDC Profiles: Charito Gailling, Project Manager, Population and Public Health<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Gailling_profile3.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCCDC Profiles: Charito Gailling, Project Manager, Population and Public HealthBCCDC Profiles provides a snapshot of some of the talented people who work at our agency – who they are, what inspires them, and where they see the future of public health.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/charito-gailling2017-09-22T07:00:00Z
I Boost Immunity earns 500,000 vaccines for kids<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/IBoost500000_2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />I Boost Immunity earns 500,000 vaccines for kidsWe've done it!http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/500-000-vaccines2017-09-14T07:00:00Z
BCCDC Profiles: Dr. Jennifer Gardy, Senior Scientist, Molecular Epidemiology<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/JGardy-3.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCCDC Profiles: Dr. Jennifer Gardy, Senior Scientist, Molecular EpidemiologyBCCDC Profiles provides a snapshot of some of the talented people who work at our agency – who they are, what inspires them, and where they see the future of public health.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/jennifer-gardy-profile2017-08-11T07:00:00Z
Travelling to Europe? Make sure you are immunized against measles<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/travel_photo.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Travelling to Europe? Make sure you are immunized against measlesThe BC Centre for Disease Control advises British Columbians to review their immunization status prior to travel.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/make-sure-you-are-immunized-against-measles2017-05-12T07:00:00Z
BCCDC, the Pacific AIDS Network and Community and Health Authority Partners release report on the estimated sizes of key populations for HIV and HCV prevention<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/population_image_icons_small.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCCDC, the Pacific AIDS Network and Community and Health Authority Partners release report on the estimated sizes of key populations for HIV and HCV preventionhttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bccdc-and-partners-release-report-of-populations-for-hiv-hcv-prevention2017-02-22T08:00:00Z
Public health emergency in BC<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Updated%20overdose%20graph%20nov.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Public health emergency in BCOn Thursday, April 14, 2016, BC’s provincial health officer declared a public health emergency in response to the rise in drug overdoses and deaths.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/public-health-emergency-in-bc2017-01-18T08:00:00Z
Canadian Sentinel Practitioner Surveillance Network<img alt="Pictures of seniors talking" src="/PublishingImages/elderly_couple.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Canadian Sentinel Practitioner Surveillance NetworkThe Canadian Sentinel Practitioner Surveillance Network is the only system in Canada to monitor how well the influenza vaccine protects people from influenza viruses circulating in the community each year.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/upcoming-influenza-season2015-10-16T07:00:00Z

 
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