Kids going back to school
September 1, 2022

With fall and the return to school upon us, health experts are reminding us all about the importance of continuing to take precautions to protect ourselves against COVID-19 and other seasonal viruses.

Take precautions

Drinking water on an afternoon hike
July 22, 2022

BC’s Public Safety Ministry is warning British Columbians to have a heat plan ready as temperatures reach possibly the hottest of the season so far in many parts of the province. The temperatures could also feel especially hot after a relatively cool and wet couple of...

Boy beating the heat wave
June 24, 2022

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement warning of warmer-than-average temperatures for most of BC. While no specific heat warning is in effect and temperatures aren’t expected to reach the record-breaking ones of last year’s heat dome, some...

Family hiking outside
May 31, 2022

With the summer months also comes the season to be extra mindful of ticks and tick-borne illnesses, especially the most common Lyme disease, which can affect individuals of any age and can lead to serious health issues.

What are ticks?

A tick is a small, dark,...

May 2, 2022

Throughout the course of the pandemic, we’ve all likely experienced unprecedented levels of stress and anxiety, and we’ve probably also felt a deterioration in our mental health. As well, very few of us now have not been impacted in one way or another by COVID-19. It is through these shared...