News & Alerts
- Outbreak of Salmonella illness related to mangoes
August 27, 2012
An investigation by provincial and federal health authorities into an outbreak of illness caused by Salmonella Braenderup has led to a recall of certain Daniella brand mangoes sold between July 12 and August 14, 2012, due to possible contamination with Salmonella.
- Advisory - shellfish safety
July 26, 2012
The BC Centre for Disease Control is reminding the public there’s a risk of illness associated with eating raw or undercooked bivalve shellfish such as oysters, clams, mussels, scallops, and cockles.
- Hepatitis C patient care advanced with new info kit
May 23, 2013
In recognition of hepatitis awareness month, a set of nine new user-friendly print and electronic hepatitis C resources is now available from the BC Centre for Disease Control to help people affected by the condition, those at-risk and community services providers.
- Statement on H7N9 influenza
April 5, 2013
British Columbia's provincial health officer released a statement on H7N9 influenza in China.
Last Updated: May 7, 2013