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Kids Boost Immunity program strengthens science education in Canadian schools<img alt="A woman wearing a white sweater with navy stripes smiles while clasping her hands together" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/Highlights/AllItems/Savic_KBI_photo.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Kids Boost Immunity program strengthens science education in Canadian schoolsFree online resource counters vaccine misinformation, helps students learn critical thinking skills and donates vaccines to children around the world.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2024/kids-boost-immunity2024-04-22T07:00:00Z
BCCDC and BC Cancer scientist launches study on cancer misinformation<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/Highlights/AllItems/Cheryl%20Peters%20and%20Timothy%20Caulfield.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCCDC and BC Cancer scientist launches study on cancer misinformationA grant from the Canadian Cancer Society will help Dr. Cheryl Peters and her colleagues in B.C. and Alberta study cancer misinformation online and ultimately aim to reduce cancer incidence rates in Canada.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2024/new-research-to-combat-cancer-misinformation2024-04-18T07:00:00Z
New data added to unregulated drug poisoning emergency dashboard<img alt="" src="/news-releases-site/PublishingImages/PA%20dashboard.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New data added to unregulated drug poisoning emergency dashboardDashboard helps to monitor the impacts and response to the unregulated drug poisoning emergency.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2024/data-added-unregulated-drug-poisoning-emergency2024-04-12T07:00:00Z
BCCDC Tuberculosis Services continue efforts to end disease<img alt="Members of the BCCDC TB Services team at the Vancouver clinic stand outside holding signs calling to #endtb" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/Highlights/AllItems/Vanncouver%20clinic%20TB%20team.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCCDC Tuberculosis Services continue efforts to end diseaseTuberculosis clinics in Vancouver and New Westminster offer screening, diagnosis, treatment and support to patients infected with TB throughout the province.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2024/bccdc-tb-services-work-to-end-disease2024-03-21T07:00:00Z
People advised to check immunization records before spring break travel<img alt="A family of two adults and two young children stand smiling in an airport while carrying rolling suitcases." src="/PublishingImages/Lists/Highlights/AllItems/measles%20family%20travel.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />People advised to check immunization records before spring break travelThe provincial health officer, BC Centre for Disease Control and public health officials are reminding people in B.C. to check their vaccination records before travelling.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2024/check-immunization-records-before-spring-travel2024-03-04T08:00:00Z
Devon Haag Recognized for Digital Health Work at the BCCDC<img alt="" src="/About-Site/PublishingImages/Devon%20Edited.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Devon Haag Recognized for Digital Health Work at the BCCDCDevon Haag, Digital Public Health Program Manager at the BCCDC, sat down to discuss winning a Women in Digital Health award last year, what she is passionate about, and what has kept her working in public health for the past 18 years. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2024/devon-haag-digital-health-award2024-02-01T08:00:00Z
Infections from invasive group A streptococcal bacteria remain higher than usual among children in B.C.Infections from invasive group A streptococcal bacteria remain higher than usual among children in B.C.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2024/invasive-group-a-streptococcal-infections-update2024-01-18T08:00:00Z
Prescribing opioids to people with opioid use disorder prevented deaths in B.C.<img alt="" src="/About-Site/PublishingImages/RMG%20Twitter%20card%201%20(1).jpg?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Prescribing opioids to people with opioid use disorder prevented deaths in B.C.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2024/prescribing-opioid-risk-mitigation-guidance2024-01-11T08:00:00Z


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