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Public Health Notice: Check hand sanitizer for products that may contain methanolPublic Health Notice: Check hand sanitizer for products that may contain methanolAlert issued for hand sanitizer products that may contain methanol.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2020/public-health-notice-check-hand-sanitizer-for-products-that-may-contain-methanol2020-06-26T07:00:00Z
Daring to innovate and reducing antibiotic use, one campaign at a time<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Community%20Antimicrobial%20Stewardship%20team%201.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Daring to innovate and reducing antibiotic use, one campaign at a timeThe Community Antimicrobial Stewardship team aims to address the public health issue of antibiotic use. This modest group fosters a culture of innovation and partnerships, making them a well-deserving winner of a PHSA+ Award.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2020/daring-to-innovate-and-reducing-antibiotic-use-one-campaign-at-a-time2020-06-17T07:00:00Z
Influenza vaccine does not increase the risk of coronavirus: BCCDC research<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Vaccine_GettyImages-1084289248_900.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Influenza vaccine does not increase the risk of coronavirus: BCCDC researchHistorical data involving coronaviruses known to cause the common cold were analyzed to assess whether the flu vaccine is likely to interact with COVID-19.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2020/influenza-vaccine-does-not-increase-the-risk-of-coronavirus-bccdc-research2020-05-29T07:00:00Z
Poison control records spike in calls about children and adults accidentally ingesting hand sanitizer<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/hand%20sanitizer_900.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Poison control records spike in calls about children and adults accidentally ingesting hand sanitizerPoison Control warns people to take safety precautions if they have hand sanitizer at home.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2020/poison-control-records-spike-in-calls-about-children-and-adults-accidentally-ingesting-hand-sanitizer2020-05-25T07:00:00Z
Warm weather safety in a time of COVID-19<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Summer%20park%20bench%20-%20GettyImages-873341012_900.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Warm weather safety in a time of COVID-19Hot weather can affect everyone's health but seniors and persons with chronic poor health are at greater risk. Here are some tips for keeping cool and COVID-19 safe. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2020/warm-weather-safety-in-a-time-of-covid-192020-05-08T07:00:00Z
B.C. sees sharp increase in overdose deaths in the month of March<img alt="" src="http://www.bccdc.ca/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Naloxone%20team-5_800.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />B.C. sees sharp increase in overdose deaths in the month of Marchhttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2020/bc-sees-sharp-increase-in-overdose-deaths-in-the-month-of-march2020-05-07T07:00:00Z
B.C. sees a spike in calls to poison control about exposure to household cleaners<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/cleaning%20GettyImages-1202033073_900.jpg" width="470" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />B.C. sees a spike in calls to poison control about exposure to household cleanersBCCDC experts remind the public to use cleaners safely when taking steps to prevent COVID-19http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2020/b-c-sees-a-spike-in-calls-to-poison-control-about-exposure-to-household-cleaners2020-04-30T07:00:00Z
BCCDC promotes keeping up with immunizations during COVID-19 pandemic<img alt="" src="/Health-Info-Site/PublishingImages/outbreaks-emergencies/bccdc-ibc-immunize-300x600-V05-01-final.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCCDC promotes keeping up with immunizations during COVID-19 pandemicNational Immunization Awareness Week is an opportunity to remind parents that immunization clinics are open.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2020/bccdc-promotes-keeping-up-with-immunizations-during-covid-19-pandemic2020-04-28T07:00:00Z
The story of B.C.'s leading-edge COVID-19 test development<img alt="Gloved hand holding test tube" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/CDC%20covid%20test%20workflow%20steps-6_blur.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The story of B.C.'s leading-edge COVID-19 test developmentLong before the first case in B.C., our labs were already hard at work on a new COVID-19 diagnostic test, led by the Public Health Laboratory at the BC Centre for Disease Control.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2020/the-story-of-b-c-s-leading-edge-covid-19-test-development2020-04-27T07:00:00Z
New VP, Public Health and Wellness and Deputy Provincial Health Officer<img alt="Reka Gustafson talking at staff town hall" src="/About-Site/PublishingImages/Corona-town-hall-Reka-Gustafson.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New VP, Public Health and Wellness and Deputy Provincial Health OfficerDr. Réka Gustafson joined PHSA on February 3, in a new role as Vice President, Public Health and Wellness and Deputy Provincial Health Officer.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2020/new-vp-public-health2020-03-24T07:00:00Z


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