Health Alerts for 2013
- Measles cluster Reported in Eastern Fraser Valley
August 8, 2013
The Chief Medical Health Officer of Fraser Health is warning residents living in Fraser East communities (Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, Agassiz, Harrison Hot Springs and Hope) of a rise in measles cases in low immunized areas of the region.
- Infectious syphilis rates in Vancouver at epidemic proportions
June 6, 2013
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) are urging sexually active gay and bisexual men to get regular testing every three months for syphilis after infection rates have soared to their highest levels in more than 30 years.
Last Updated: July 14, 2009