Friday, August 14, 2020

Testing for COVID-19

When COVID-19 was first on our radar, only those who had become severely ill or individuals who were close contacts of those already diagnosed...

COVID-19 Q&A: Our “New Normal”

While British Columbia’s state of emergency has been extended for another two weeks (and into the foreseeable future) along with social distancing measures also...

How to Differentiate Between COVID-19 and Allergies

Spring is here and so is allergy season, but with COVID-19 also in full effect (and despite the decreased number of cases being reported...

COVID-19: Where Does British Columbia Go from Here?

If the numbers are any indicator (and judging by the new models that were recently released by the Ministry of Health this week), then...

Communicable Diseases

A communicable disease is one that is spread from person to person through a few different ways. For example, depending on the type of...

Clinic and Emergency Room Visits During COVID-19

One of the most common concerns that people have as a result of COVID-19 is whether or not it is still considered safe to...

How to Talk to Kids About COVID-19

Kids are very intuitive and observant – sometimes even more-so than adults. In fact, when something is wrong, they may even be the first...

Support for Canadians During COVID-19

As a result of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, we as Canadians are going through unprecedented times, which can be challenging and even downright scary....

Hand Hygiene and COVID-19

Practicing good hygiene – specifically hand washing with warm water and soap – is known to be one of the best preventative measures against...

How to Ease Anxiety During a Crisis

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health concerns for both adults and children. For some, anxiety can be temporary experience that is...