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People walking along the sidewalk wearing masks
BCCDC / January/February 2021 BY: Jason Wong, MD, MPH, CCFP, FRCPC , Naomi Dove, MD, MPH, FRCPC, Brian Emerson, MD, MHSc, Xibiao Ye, PhD, River Chandler, MA, Adrienne Bonfonti, MA, MCPM, PMP, Rola Zahr, MPH RD, Réka Gustafson, MD, MSc, MHSc, FRCPC, Bonnie Henry, MD, MPH, FRCPC

During the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, sweeping measures were implemented in BC, such as closing nonessential services and reducing in-classroom learning and child care.[1] These measures... Read More

A girl does schoolwork at home
BCCDC / November 2020 BY: Naomi Dove, MD, MPH, FRCPC, Jason Wong, MD, MPH, CCFP, FRCPC , Kate Smolina, DPhil, CHE, Quynh Doan, MD, MHSc, PhD, FRCPC, Laura Sauve, MD, MPH, FRCPC, Trevor A. Corneil, MD, MHSc, FCFC, FRCPC, Réka Gustafson, MD, MSc, MHSc, FRCPC

As the COVID-19 pandemic surged in the spring, BC proactively suspended in-class instruction for kindergarten to grade 12 (school closures) to delay and flatten the outbreak peak, reduce the burden... Read More