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News Archive 2014

  • World Hepatitis Day Statement  
    On World Hepatitis Day, it’s important to acknowledge that more than 130,000 British Columbians are hepatitis B and/or C infected. That’s one out of every 33 people.
  • Tips to avoid illness from home canning  
    As the first local fruits and vegetables of summer start to ripen, the BC Centre for Disease Control is reminding people to practice safe home canning.
  • Summer Safety Tips  
    As people spend their evenings and weekends outdoors, the BC Centre for Disease Control has some tips to reduce the risk of illness.
  • B.C. Influenza vaccine supply running low  
    Public health officials say this season's unprecedented demand for the influenza vaccine means that there is the likelihood that B.C. will experience temporary gaps in influenza vaccine supply and availability.
Last Updated: January 15, 2014