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September 14, 2015



Infant Botulism

Presentation describing botulism, specifically infant botulism


April 18, 2010



Foodborne Botulism in BC a 30 Year History

Poster describing foodborne botulism diagnosed in BC from 1977 to 2007


September 14, 2015



Pandemic Influenza DVD order form

Order form for pandemic influenza preparedness DVD "Pandemic Influenza:  Prepare for the Worst, Hope for the Best (A health guide for pandemic preparedness)" ©BCCDC March 31, 2006


May 25, 2009



Foodborne Botulism in BC a 30 Year History

Poster describing foodborne botulism diagnosed in BC from 1977 to 2007


September 14, 2015


ILI Outbreak Report Form

&nbsp;Influenza-like illness (ILI) Summary Reporting Form. All influenza-like illness (ILI) outbreaks occurring in schools, work sites, acute care facilities, residential institutions (e.g., long-term care facilities, seniors' residences), and other facilities of interest (e.g., correctional facilities) should be reported to BCCDC by the responsible health unit or authority. This form can be delivered by fax (604-707-2516) or email <a href="mailto:(ilioutbreak@bccdc.ca)">(ilioutbreak@bccdc.ca)</a>. This form was last revised on 2011-10-26.


September 14, 2015



Record of Rabies Vaccine and Rabies Immune Globulin Administration

This form is used to record rabies vaccine and rabies immune globulin (RabIg) administration.


September 4, 2013



Rabies Exposure Report Form

In case of rabies, immediately contact the on-call person in Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Services at 604-707-2510. Refer to the Rabies section in the Communicable Disease Control Manual for management of suspected rabies exposures.


September 4, 2013



ILI Outbreak Lab Form

ILI (Influenza-Like Illness) Outbreak lab form to be submitted with outbreak specimens from long-term care facilities (LTCF), hospitals, schools and other institutions in British Columbia. Scroll down the list or search the page for "Influenza Like Illness (ILI) Outbreak Form".


September 26, 2013



Biologicals Order Form (PDF version)

This form should be used when placing orders for vaccines and other biological products. 


November 28, 2011



Cold Chain Incident Form (PDF version)

This form should be used to report cold chain breaks to the BCCDC and to receive feedback and recommendations on product use subsequent to the exposure.  Please contact your Biological Products Consultant before faxing this to the BCCDC.


July 21, 2010



Cold Chain Incident Form 2010

This form should be used to report cold chain breaks to the BCCDC and to receive feedback and recommendations on product use subsequent to the exposure.  Please contact your Biological Products Consultant before faxing this to the BCCDC.


September 14, 2015



Meningococcal Infection Medication Order Form

This form is used to request medications for meningococcal infection.


August 3, 2009



STI Drug Order Request

This form is used to order STI medications.


May 12, 2010


Pandemic Flu Plan

British Columbia Pandemic Influenza Response Plan online, revised in 2012. This version is based on the 2005 BC Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Plan: Guidelines for Planning, Response and Recovery, and the 2009 Pandemic Influenza Plan designed in response to A(H1N1)pdm09.


December 31, 2011



Use of antiviral drugs for influenza

Current recommendations for clinicians on the use of antiviral drugs for the prevention and treatment of influenza, from AMMI Canada. Includes the 2014-15 season's supplemental guidance on the use of antiviral drugs to control influenza outbreaks in long-term care facilities.


December 25, 2014



Foodborne Illness Outbreak Response Protocol (FIORP)

A protocol for federal/provincial/territorial agencies to cooperate in the investigation and mitigation of foodborne illness outbreaks.


January 26, 2012



A Quick Guide to Common Childhood Diseases

A guide for parents and health professionals that provides general information about communicable diseases commonly experienced by young children. It is a quick reference only and is intended to assist care providers with identifying common childhood diseases so that actions can be taken to decrease the spread of the illness or infestation to others.


July 8, 2012



Hepatitis B Control

Hepatitis B Control is information to be used by all vaccine providers in the province 


May 31, 2004



Adult Immunization Schedule

Adult Immunization schedule for people in British Columbia includes protection against diseases such as tetanus, measles, mumps, rubella, pneumococcal disease and influenza.  


August 20, 2012



Child Immunization Schedule

Routine BC child immunization schedule for children 0-6 for diseases such as meningitis, measles, mumps, rubella, chickenpox, diphtheira, polio and hepatitis B.


August 20, 2012



School Age Immunization Schedule

School age immunization schdule for children in grades six and nine in British Columbia for disease such as Hepatitis B, chickenpox, meningitis and HPV.  


August 20, 2012



HIV Testing Guidelines for the Province of British Columbia

HIV testing guidelines for the province of British Columbia


June 25, 2015
























More EV-D68 Cases and Sporadic, Low-level Influenza Activity in BC

BC influenza surveillance bulletin for Week 38, September 18 to 24, 2016.


September 29, 2016







Influenza Activity Decreasing in BC but Still Above Seasonal Norms

BCCDC flu bulletin for week 5, 2016-2017 season


February 9, 2017


BC Annual Summary of Reportable Diseases

BCCDC Annual Report page. Reports contain listings of reportable diseases in BC.  Contains disease statistics, trends, age, gender, and health service delivery area breakdown.


June 27, 2012



BC Influenza Surveillance Updates

Current and archived influenza surveillance reports (bulletins) for the province of BC, issued by the Influenza & Emerging Respiratory Pathogens team, BCCDC.


May 18, 2015



Emerging Respiratory Virus Updates

Emerging Respiratory Virus Updates for diseases such as Enterovirus EV-D68, Influenza A(H7N9), A(H10N8), A(H3N2)v, and MERS-CoV and Influenza A(H5N1)


June 1, 2015



Foodborne Botulism in BC a 30 Year History

Poster describing foodborne botulism diagnosed in BC from 1977 to 2007


September 14, 2015




Immunization coverage rates for grade 6 students

The most up-to-date information on immunization coverage rates in grade 6 students.


May 7, 2009



Immunization coverage rates for grade 9 students

The most up-to-date information on immunization coverage in grade 9 students.


May 7, 2009



Measles Epidemiological Summary - October, 2013

In British Columbia in 2013, 17 confirmed measles cases were reported. In the prior three years, 2 cases were reported in 2012, 10 in 2011, and 78 in 2010 with most in that year related to an outbreak associated with the winter Olympics


May 6, 2014



Mumps Epidemiological Summary - December, 2013

Mumps remains endemic in BC with a resurgence in the province since 2008 and ongoing activity including periodic outbreaks since that time.


April 8, 2014



Immunization coverage rates for Kindergarten students

A summary of the most up-to-date information about immunization coverage in Kindergarten students.


May 7, 2009



Lymphomagranuloma venereum in BC

This is a report of an investigation into a recent increase of lymphogranuloma infections (LGV, caused by Chlamydia trachomatis serotypes L1, L2, and L3) identified in 2011 in BC.


April 3, 2012



Influenza Surveillance Fact Sheet

Influenza Surveillance fact sheet for British Columbia for 2014. 


July 30, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin01_Weeks35-40_20131010

First bulletin of 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin02_Weeks41-43_20131031

Second bulletin of 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin03_Weeks44-45_20131114

Third bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin04_Weeks46-47_20131128

Fourth bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin05_Week48_20131205

Fifth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin06_Weeks49-50_20131219

Sixth flu bulletin on the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin07_Weeks51-52_20140102

Seventh flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin08_Week1_20140110

Eighth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin09_Week2_20140116

9th flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin10_Week3_20140123

Tenth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin11_Week4_20140130

Eleventh flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin12_Week5_20140206

Twelfth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin13_Weeks6-7_20140220

Thirteenth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin14_Weeks8-9_20140306

Fourteenth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin15_Week10_20140313

Fifteenth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin16_Weeks11-14_20140410

Sixteenth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin17_Weeks15-16_20140424

Seventeenth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin18_Weeks17-18_20140508

Eighteenth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin19_Weeks19-35_20140904

Last flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin01_Weeks36-38_20140925

First flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin02_Weeks39-40_20141009

Second flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin03_Week41_20141016

Third flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin04_Week42_20141023

Fourth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin05_Week43_20141030

Fifth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin06_Week44_20141106

Sixth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin07_Weeks45-46_20141121

Seventh flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season. Contains EV-D68 and other ERV updates.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin08_Week47_20141127

Eighth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin09_Weeks48-49_20141211

Ninth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin10_Week50_20141218

Tenth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season. Originally distributed 2014-12-18.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin11_Weeks51-52_20150102

Eleventh flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin12_Week53_20150108

Twelfth flu bulletin of the 2014-2015 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin13_Week01_20150115

Thirteenth flu bulletin of the 2014-2015 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin14_Week2_20150122

Fourteenth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin15_Week03_20150129

Fifteenth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin16_Week04_20150205

Sixteenth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin17_Weeks5-6_20140219

Seventeenth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin18_Weeks7-8_20150305

Eighteenth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin19_Weeks9-10_20150319

Nineteenth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin20_Weeks11-12_20150402

Twentieth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin21_Weeks13-17_20150508

Twenty-first flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



















More EV-D68 Cases and Sporadic, Low-level Influenza Activity in BC

BC influenza surveillance bulletin for Week 38, September 18 to 24, 2016.


September 29, 2016















Likely Past Epidemic Peak but Influenza Activity Remains High in BC

BC flu surveillance bulletin for week 4, 2017


February 2, 2017



Declining Influenza A(H3N2) Activity in BC

BCCDC Influenza Surveillance Bulletin for week 6, 2016-2017 season


February 16, 2017



Declining Influenza A(H3N2) Activity in BC

BCCDC Influenza Surveillance Bulletin for weeks 7-8, 2016-2017 season


March 2, 2017



Emerging Respiratory Virus (ERV) Bulletin, March 2017

Substantial increase in human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in China continues


March 3, 2017



Late-season Influenza B Activity Increasing but still Low-level in BC

BC flu bulletin for week 9: Feb. 26 - March 4, 2017


March 9, 2017



Increased but still Low-level Influenza B Activity in BC

BCCDC Influenza Surveillance Bulletin for weeks 10-11, 2016-2017 season


March 23, 2017


Google Scholar publications list - Danuta Skowronski

List of Dr. Danuta Skowronski's publications on influenza, pertussis, and emerging respiratory pathogens.


December 31, 2014



Influenza-related publications - Danuta Skowronski

List of Dr. Danuta Skowronski's scientific journal publications about influenza, including emerging subtypes such as A/H7N9 and A/H3N2v.


November 9, 2014



Pertussis-related publications - Danuta Skowronski

List of Dr. Danuta Skowronski's scientific journal publications about pertussis.


October 24, 2013



SARS-related publications - Danuta Skowronski

List of Dr. Danuta Skowronski's scientific journal publications about SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome).


October 20, 2013



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin01_Weeks35-40_20131010

First bulletin of 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin02_Weeks41-43_20131031

Second bulletin of 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin03_Weeks44-45_20131114

Third bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin04_Weeks46-47_20131128

Fourth bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin05_Week48_20131205

Fifth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin06_Weeks49-50_20131219

Sixth flu bulletin on the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin07_Weeks51-52_20140102

Seventh flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin08_Week1_20140110

Eighth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin09_Week2_20140116

9th flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin10_Week3_20140123

Tenth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin11_Week4_20140130

Eleventh flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin12_Week5_20140206

Twelfth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin13_Weeks6-7_20140220

Thirteenth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin14_Weeks8-9_20140306

Fourteenth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin15_Week10_20140313

Fifteenth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin16_Weeks11-14_20140410

Sixteenth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin17_Weeks15-16_20140424

Seventeenth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin18_Weeks17-18_20140508

Eighteenth flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin19_Weeks19-35_20140904

Last flu bulletin of the 2013-2014 season


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin01_Weeks36-38_20140925

First flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin02_Weeks39-40_20141009

Second flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin03_Week41_20141016

Third flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin04_Week42_20141023

Fourth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin05_Week43_20141030

Fifth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin06_Week44_20141106

Sixth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin07_Weeks45-46_20141121

Seventh flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season. Contains EV-D68 and other ERV updates.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin08_Week47_20141127

Eighth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin09_Weeks48-49_20141211

Ninth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin10_Week50_20141218

Tenth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season. Originally distributed 2014-12-18.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin11_Weeks51-52_20150102

Eleventh flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin12_Week53_20150108

Twelfth flu bulletin of the 2014-2015 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin13_Week01_20150115

Thirteenth flu bulletin of the 2014-2015 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin14_Week2_20150122

Fourteenth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin15_Week03_20150129

Fifteenth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin16_Week04_20150205

Sixteenth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin17_Weeks5-6_20140219

Seventeenth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin18_Weeks7-8_20150305

Eighteenth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin19_Weeks9-10_20150319

Nineteenth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin20_Weeks11-12_20150402

Twentieth flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015



EPI_Report_InfluBulletin21_Weeks13-17_20150508

Twenty-first flu bulletin of the 2014-15 season.


September 14, 2015





More EV-D68 Cases and Sporadic, Low-level Influenza Activity in BC

BC influenza surveillance bulletin for Week 38, September 18 to 24, 2016.


September 29, 2016





















More EV-D68 Cases and Sporadic, Low-level Influenza Activity in BC

BC influenza surveillance bulletin for Week 38, September 18 to 24, 2016.


September 29, 2016















Likely Past Epidemic Peak but Influenza Activity Remains High in BC

BC flu surveillance bulletin for week 4, 2017


February 2, 2017



Influenza Activity Decreasing in BC but Still Above Seasonal Norms

BCCDC flu bulletin for week 5, 2016-2017 season


February 9, 2017



Declining Influenza A(H3N2) Activity in BC

BCCDC Influenza Surveillance Bulletin for week 6, 2016-2017 season


February 16, 2017



Declining Influenza A(H3N2) Activity in BC

BCCDC Influenza Surveillance Bulletin for weeks 7-8, 2016-2017 season


March 2, 2017



Emerging Respiratory Virus (ERV) Bulletin, March 2017

Substantial increase in human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in China continues


March 3, 2017



Late-season Influenza B Activity Increasing but still Low-level in BC

BC flu bulletin for week 9: Feb. 26 - March 4, 2017


March 9, 2017



Increased but still Low-level Influenza B Activity in BC

BCCDC Influenza Surveillance Bulletin for weeks 10-11, 2016-2017 season


March 23, 2017





















Likely Past Epidemic Peak but Influenza Activity Remains High in BC

BC flu surveillance bulletin for week 4, 2017


February 2, 2017



Influenza Activity Decreasing in BC but Still Above Seasonal Norms

BCCDC flu bulletin for week 5, 2016-2017 season


February 9, 2017



Declining Influenza A(H3N2) Activity in BC

BCCDC Influenza Surveillance Bulletin for week 6, 2016-2017 season


February 16, 2017



Declining Influenza A(H3N2) Activity in BC

BCCDC Influenza Surveillance Bulletin for weeks 7-8, 2016-2017 season


March 2, 2017



Emerging Respiratory Virus (ERV) Bulletin, March 2017

Substantial increase in human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in China continues


March 3, 2017



Late-season Influenza B Activity Increasing but still Low-level in BC

BC flu bulletin for week 9: Feb. 26 - March 4, 2017


March 9, 2017


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