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First monkeypox case detected in B.C.First monkeypox case detected in B.C.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/first-monkeypox-case2022-06-06T07:00:00Z
Waiting to get your child vaccinated? What you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines<img alt="" src="/Health-Info-Site/PublishingImages/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine/vaccines-children/VaccinesChildren_howvaxwork.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Waiting to get your child vaccinated? What you need to know about COVID-19 vaccinesNew resources to address parents’ top questions on COVID-19 vaccination. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/resources-children-covid-19-vaccines2022-06-02T07:00:00Z
Reports of Monkeypox in B.C.Reports of Monkeypox in B.C.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/reports-monkeypox2022-05-20T07:00:00Z
New program asks B.C. residents to upload photos of ticks for online identification<img alt="" src="/Our-Research-Site/PublishingImages/eTick.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New program asks B.C. residents to upload photos of ticks for online identificationIt’s springtime and ticks are back. BCCDC and eTick are introducing an app to help identify ticks that carry disease.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/etick-app2022-04-11T07:00:00Z
Tsielth Smun'eem: A new mural to honour Indigenous children<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Mural_CJ1.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tsielth Smun'eem: A new mural to honour Indigenous childrenIndigenous artist’s new mural offers a moment of reflection in BCCDC lobby.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/mural-to-honour-indigenous-children2022-03-31T07:00:00Z
World TB Day: An opportunity to reflect<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/TB%20Day%202022.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />World TB Day: An opportunity to reflectBCCDC Informatics nurse acknowledges the history of TB in Canada.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/world-tb-day2022-03-24T07:00:00Z
Unintentional poisonings in adults are more common than you think<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/PoisonPreventionWeek.PNG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Unintentional poisonings in adults are more common than you thinkFor Poison Prevention Week, the BC Drug and Information Centre is reminding the public that unintentional poisonings don’t just happen in children and can occur in adults too. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/unintentional-poisonings2022-03-21T07:00:00Z
Two-Spirit health research group combines Indigenous ways of knowing with western science<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/2SDL_team.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Two-Spirit health research group combines Indigenous ways of knowing with western scienceA first-of-its-kind Indigenous and settler research group focused on Two-Spirit health was recently awarded funding by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/two-spirit-health-research2022-03-14T07:00:00Z
Study provides insight into preference for heroin over other opioidsStudy provides insight into preference for heroin over other opioidsA study that asked people in British Columbia who use drugs about the substances they prefer is providing new insight to better inform safe supply programs.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/study-opioid-preferences2022-02-03T08:00:00Z
Updated public health guidance supports post-secondary institutions with in-person learningUpdated public health guidance supports post-secondary institutions with in-person learningGuidance for B.C.'s post-secondary institutions supports in-person learning during the winter semester.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/updated-public-health-guidance-post-secondary-institutions2022-01-25T08:00:00Z

 
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