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Chronic Disease Dashboard makes it easy to compare rates of serious illnesses in different regions of B.C. via
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BCCDC Jan 16
DYK: the provides guidelines to assist public health practitioners with decision-making about specific situations, and to support consistency of provincial public health practice. More:
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BCCDC Jan 16
A reminder that children and laundry detergent pods do not mix. Follow our tips to prevent accidental exposure:
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BCCDC Jan 12
DYK Take Home Naloxone kits are now available at select community pharmacies throughout BC? For a list of participating pharmacies, and to learn if you are eligible for a free kit, see the site finder on
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BCCDC Jan 11
For the latest on in BC, see our flu bulletin. It is still too early to determine if the seasonal peak has been reached.
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BCCDC Jan 11
Nearly 30% of Canadians report having used some form of in the past five years, says : For resources to , visit
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BCCDC Jan 11
Elderly people, and people with underlying health conditions are most at risk from complications from the . Protect yourself with the influenza vaccine, avoid others who are ill, and discuss antiviral medications with your doctor.
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BCCDC Jan 10
"I think uniformly in public health we dread H3N2 epidemics over and above those due to H1N1" - Dr. Danuta Skowronski of in on "the problem child of seasonal flu"
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BCCDC Jan 10
Do you know who is most at risk from and how to protect them? Wash your hands often, get your shot and stay home if you have flu-like symptoms.
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BCCDC Jan 10
B.C. leading the way in opioid awareness, says To help , visit
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BCCDC Jan 10
"Report highlights the need to clean the conversation around drug use" via .
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BCCDC Jan 8
Reducing stigma is an important part of responding to the emergency in British Columbia. Treating people who use substances with respect helps save lives. Learn more, via
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BCCDC Jan 4
The latest influenza surveillance bulletin is available online, via :
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BCCDC Jan 4
'Influenza is here' with outbreaks at 5 Vancouver Island care homes: Please stay home if you're sick - and get your shot!
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BCCDC Jan 3
Did you know you can get checked for sexually transmitted infections () online, thanks to ?
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BCCDC Jan 3
"We still need to think of new things to combat this" - of speaks to about the crisis:
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BCCDC Dec 31
Have a great New Year's Eve celebration - and be safe! If you suspect someone is having an , call 911 immediately. Your call could save a life.
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BCCDC Dec 30
Antibiotic resistance poses a threat to much of modern medicine. Please use wisely.
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BCCDC Dec 29
Antibiotic resistance poses a threat to much of modern medicine. Please use wisely.
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BCCDC Dec 29
ICYMI: Preventative medication will protect people at risk of HIV, via
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