|New data highlights high cost of healthy eating in B.C.||<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Food%20costing.png?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />||New data highlights high cost of healthy eating in B.C.||A new report suggests nutritious diets are unaffordable for many B.C. families and individuals living on low-incomes.
|BCCDC teams up with Vancouver street artists to promote hepatitis C treatment||<img alt="Trey Helten, Smokey D, Pam Young and Sofia Bartlett stand in front of a hepatitis C awareness mural. Graffiti text: Did U Know" src="https://pod.phsa.ca/news/PublishingImages/Pages/DTES-hep-c-awareness/Trey%2c%20Smokey%2c%20Pam%2c%20Sofia.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />||BCCDC teams up with Vancouver street artists to promote hepatitis C treatment||A mural on the Downtown Eastside warns about the damage hep C can do to people's organs and encourages them to seek more information and treatment.||http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2023/bccdc-and-vancouver-street-artists-promote-hepatitis-c-treatment||2023-05-17T07:00:00Z|
|Celebrating the diverse and talented nurses at BCCDC||<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Nursing%20week_Social_Thank%20You_CDC_1920x1080.jpg?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />||Celebrating the diverse and talented nurses at BCCDC||National Nursing Week is May 8-14 and to celebrate, we are highlighting a few of the nurses who make up the BC Centre for Disease Control team.||http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2023/national-nursing-week||2023-05-08T07:00:00Z|
|Have your say in B.C.'s largest population health survey||<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/SPEAK/BCSPEAKSurvey_WebsiteBanner.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />||Have your say in B.C.'s largest population health survey||Participate in the third SPEAK population health survey to help improve the health and well-being of your community. ||http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2023/speak-population-health-survey||2023-04-25T07:00:00Z|
|New study finds people with schizophrenia were at higher risk during B.C.’s 2021 heat dome||<img alt="Blazing, hot sun against an orange and yellow sky" src="/PublishingImages/Extreme%20heat-web.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />||New study finds people with schizophrenia were at higher risk during B.C.’s 2021 heat dome||New study published in GeoHealth looks at health risks for people with chronic conditions during extreme heat events.
|Wastewater surveillance expands to Interior and Island Health||<img alt="BCCDC Public Health Laboratory employee wears protective equipment as they pipette wastewater samples for COVID-19 testing" src="/Health-Info-Site/PublishingImages/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/testing/Wastewater-lab.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />||Wastewater surveillance expands to Interior and Island Health||Testing community wastewater for COVID-19 provides information on how levels of SARS-CoV-2 virus are changing within an area over time. ||http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2023/wastewater-surveillance-expands||2023-01-20T08:00:00Z|
|Preliminary results show influenza vaccine providing substantial protection against infection during early wave||<img alt="" src="/news-releases-site/PublishingImages/Vaccinated_grandparent%20and%20child.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />||Preliminary results show influenza vaccine providing substantial protection against infection during early wave||Interim findings show a substantial reduction in the risk of influenza illness for vaccinated people.||http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/influenza-vaccine-protection||2022-12-23T08:00:00Z|
|More overdoses can be prevented with interventions for people leaving correctional centres who use stimulants||More overdoses can be prevented with interventions for people leaving correctional centres who use stimulants||People with a history of stimulant use disorder face an increased risk of overdose and overdose death following release from provincial correctional centres.||http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/overdoses-prevented-correctional-centres||2022-11-23T08:00:00Z|
|It’s respiratory illness season||<a href="http://www.bccdc.ca/health-professionals/data-reports/respiratory-diseases"><img alt=" COVID-19 is circulating along with ERV, RSV and influenza" src="/news-releases-site/PublishingImages/Positivity-respiratory-viruses.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /></a>||It’s respiratory illness season||Learn how to protect yourself and your family.||http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/respiratory-illness-season||2022-11-10T08:00:00Z|
|Public notified of scam calls about monkeypox||Public notified of scam calls about monkeypox||The BC Centre for Disease Control and regional health authorities are alerting the public about reports of scam automated calls about monkeypox test results or exposures.||http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/scam-calls-monkeypox||2022-10-19T07:00:00Z|