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March 20, 2024: Let's Talk About Long Covid in Children

Long Covid in Children is real.

Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

Join Protect our Province BC on March 20, 2024 at 1 pm for a Live Briefing: Let’s Talk About Long Covid in Children with Dr. Abigail Case, Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


Find out how Long Covid affects children and their families’ lives. What symptoms to look out for, and what parents can do to protect their children from Long Covid.

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February 21, 2024: COVID and Your Heart
In honor of February being Heart Month, cardiologist Dr. Leslie Kasza joined Protect our Province BC’s Dr. Susan Kuo for a discussion on COVID-19’s impact on heart health and how you can reduce your risk. Don’t be fooled into thinking it won’t happen to you because you are _________, fill in the blank: young, healthy vaccinated and/or you only had a mild infection, etc.
June 28, 2023: (Un)Safe September Again? It Doesn’t Have To Be
A Protect Our Province BC panel discussion about how we as a community, can pull together to create a safer learning environment for kids when school starts again in September! We can avoid another ‘tripledemic’ if we work together! Ready for Fall 2023? Briefing video:
May 31, 2023: COVID and Pregnancy
“COVID-19 vaccination is safe during pregnancy and may protect newborns from infection, especially if vaccines are given in the second or third trimester. This is similar to what we are already doing with other maternal vaccines, including TDaP and seasonal influenza.” – Dr. Eastabrook
March 29, 2023: Long Covid – It Could Happen to You
“If we had an epidemic of people with broken limbs and we saw people in plasters and crutches, it would be more evident. But there is a lot of disability that is happening, which is a hidden disability often, which is why we need to talk about it more, for people to understand what the consequences are. And that will help to make better decisions.” - Lynette
March 24, 2023: Long Covid – checking in with Lynette
“If we had an epidemic of people with broken limbs and we saw people in plasters and crutches, it would be more evident. But there is a lot of disability that is happening, which is a hidden disability often, which is why we need to talk about it more, for people to understand what the consequences are. And that will help to make better decisions.” - Lynette
Mar 1, 2023: Paxlovid: Why Should You Care?
Date: Wednesday, March 1 2023 at 2:00 PM PST A conversation with Protect Our Province BC doctors about Paxlovid and access to this useful Covid medication in BC Join Dr. Susan Kuo and Dr. Lyne Filiatrault of Protect Our Province BC on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 2 pm, for a conversation about Paxlovid.  BC is… Continue reading Mar 1, 2023: Paxlovid: Why Should You Care?

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No lessons were learned. This year, despite the lessons that could have been learned and implemented, BC public health was as ill prepared as it was last year for the viral "respiratory season”. * And so on January 9, a new record number of hospital admissions was set at 10,345 . For more up to… Continue reading State of Public Health in BC
No More Stolen Childhoods
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