July 22, 2020
This protocol is intended to provide guidance and support in the context of BC’s dual public health emergencies for health and social services staff who may receive requests from patients/ clients/ residents to observe substance use and respond to overdose outside of designated or fixed locations offering supervised consumption services or overdose prevention services.
July 21, 2020
On Monday, while sharing results of the provincial survey, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry voiced concerns about a sharp increase in the number of COVID-19 positive individuals in British Columbia, including four* new positives in Island Health. At the heart of this concern is the expansion of our bubbles, primarily in young adults, and our extended contacts in the community.
July 21, 2020
There are a number of guides, recommendations, and resources available to help family physicians and nurse practitioners to re-open their offices to in-person visits. This brief summary provides an overview of each.
July 20, 2020
Updated BCCDC modeling on COVID-19: How and where the virus has affected people in BC. Includes BC epidemic curve; confirmed cases by health service delivery area; rates for hospitalization, ICU and deaths, new monitoring methods in communities, modeling analyses to date and more.