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Get checked online launches in Kimberley<img alt="Get checked online" src="/PublishingImages/get-checked-online.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Get checked online launches in KimberleyResidents of Kimberley now have easier access to testing for sexually-transmitted infections and blood borne infections (STBBI) through BC Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) GetCheckedOnline program. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/get-checked-online-launches-in-kimberley2019-12-10T08:00:00Z
PHSA staff fight stigma for World AIDS Day<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/WAD%202019%20-%203_1000x600.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />PHSA staff fight stigma for World AIDS DayWorld AIDS Day on December 1 is a day to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS and show support for people living with illness. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/phsa-staff-fight-stigma-for-world-aids-day2019-11-28T08:00:00Z
Check the map and know the signs: Stay safe from paralytic shellfish poisoning<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Eating%20mussels%20_960.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Check the map and know the signs: Stay safe from paralytic shellfish poisoningParalytic shellfish poisoning can be deadly but it is preventable: Learn how to how to protect yourself before you harvest shellfish. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/check-the-map-and-know-the-signs-stay-safe-from-paralytic-shellfish-poisoning2019-11-20T08:00:00Z
Penicillin allergies are rarer than you think<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/AntibioticWise_Penicillin1_rect.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Penicillin allergies are rarer than you thinkThe theme for this year’s Antibiotic Awareness Week is to ‘Think Twice. Seek Advice,’ a message to help patients and doctors start a conversation about reported penicillin allergies. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/penicillin-allergies-are-rarer-than-you-think2019-11-20T08:00:00Z
HPV and Cancer: Prevention is Paramount<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/HPV_Infographic_2019_IstagramSeries_v1.jpg" width="526" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />HPV and Cancer: Prevention is ParamountOctober 1 to 7 marks the third annual HPV Prevention Week across Canada. The week is designed to increase awareness of the health effects caused by the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and what can be done to help stop the spread.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/hpv-and-cancer-prevention-is-paramount2019-10-01T07:00:00Z
Measles information for British ColumbiansMeasles information for British ColumbiansMeasles is a highly contagious viral illness that spreads through the air by coughing and sneezing, as well as respiratory secretions. Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect against measles.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/measles-information-for-british-columbians2019-08-26T07:00:00Z
BCCDC Profiles: Marsha Taylor, epidemiologist<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Marsha%20Taylor.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCCDC Profiles: Marsha Taylor, epidemiologistBCCDC Profiles provides a snapshot of some of the talented people who work in our program – 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-marsha-taylor2019-07-23T07:00:00Z
BCCDC Profiles: Sarah Henderson, senior scientist, Environmental Health Services<img alt="" src="/Our-Research-Site/PublishingImages/our-research/people/Henderson%20Lower%20Res%202.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCCDC Profiles: Sarah Henderson, senior scientist, Environmental Health ServicesBCCDC Profiles provides a snapshot of some of the talented people who work in our program – 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-sarah-henderson2019-07-17T07:00:00Z
B.C. prepares to welcome top international sexual health experts to Vancouver<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/World%20Congress.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />B.C. prepares to welcome top international sexual health experts to VancouverBC Centre for Disease Control will share sexual health expertise at STI & HIV 2019 World Congress.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-ready-to-welcome-top-international-sexual-health-experts-to-vancouver2019-07-05T07:00:00Z
Report estimates more than 590,000 naloxone kits distributed across Canada<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/CRISM%20map.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Report estimates more than 590,000 naloxone kits distributed across CanadaResearchers complete an environmental scan of access to naloxone in Canada.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/report-estimates-more-than-590000-naloxone-kits-distributed-across-canada2019-06-19T07:00:00Z


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