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Early hepatitis C treatment key to lowering risk of cancer<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/HepC_virus.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Early hepatitis C treatment key to lowering risk of cancerFor World Hepatitis Day on July 28, BCCDC urges people diagnosed with Hepatitis C to seek treatment.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/world-hepatitis-day-20222022-07-28T07:00:00Z
Health checks during heat waves can help protect the most susceptible<img alt="Cooling off with feet in a basin of cold water" src="/news-releases-site/PublishingImages/senior-feet-cooling.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Health checks during heat waves can help protect the most susceptibleA new health check guide by the National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health helps to identify people at risk and provides guidance on how to keep cool during extreme heat events.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/health-check-guide2022-07-26T07:00:00Z
Gear up for wildfire season<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Wildfire%20smoke-4.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Gear up for wildfire seasonAs wildfire season approaches, it’s important that you are prepared for the worst. Here are a few tips to keep you and your loved ones safe this year.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/gear-up-for-wildfire-season2022-07-04T07:00:00Z
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

 
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