Doctor wearing Personal Protective Equipment in clinic
October 20, 2020

In a recent President’s Letter (log-In required), Dr Kathleen Ross updated BC’s doctors on supports available to them as the pandemic moves into the fall and winter.

Updates from the Ministry of Health include:

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Community...
Elderly man receiving flu vaccine
October 14, 2020

With the ongoing pandemic and the flu season soon to be upon us, people are talking about the possible impact of a twindemic, a scenario in which a severe influenza season coincides with a surge of COVID-19 cases. It’s a scenario that could see more British Columbians becoming ill and our health...

Mom and daughter exercise
September 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new way of living that many of us are still becoming accustomed to. We have had to change how we work, how we shop for groceries, and how we socialize with friends.

Over the summer in BC, the warm weather allowed us to meet in safe, physically-distanced...

Young girl going back-to-school
September 11, 2020

It is inevitable that as the school year progresses, children will show symptoms of cold, flu, or other illness. During this pandemic, parents will be asking themselves:

What should I do if my child gets sick?  When should we test for COVID-19? Should my child stay home? and for how long?...
Mom holding child with backpack
August 26, 2020

This year has been challenging for all of us, as COVID-19 has impacted our lives in ways we have never experienced before. But as Vancouver-based child psychiatrist Dr Ashley Miller reminds us, social isolation has been especially hard on some of our kids and teens. Miller cautions that social...