How are BC’s hospital workers coping after 20 months of this pandemic? Protect our Province BC decided to find out by asking them directly. We asked healthcare workers these questions: How has COVID impacted you? How has it changed you? What do you want the public to know? What changes would you like to see… Continue reading Nov 19, 2021: Stories from BC’s Hospital Front Lines – the Missing Voices

How can COVID-19 testing be used as a strategy to end the pandemic? What is the difference between rapid tests and PCR tests? How are rapid tests useful, and how are they used in other jurisdictions to allow people to congregate safely? And what is BC’s testing situation, and what can be done better so… Continue reading Nov 3, 2021: Testing Strategies for Success

Schools fill an important role in our society. They are where our children spend a lot of their day for 10 months of the year, learning and socializing with their peers. Most BC children are back to in-person learning this year. However, the COVID-19 context is daunting this school year. Case counts are consistently high… Continue reading Oct 27, 2021: COVID-19, Kids, and Schools in BC

Inspired by colleagues in Alberta, we are pleased to announce the launch of Protect Our Province BC (POP-BC).  POP-BC builds on work begun by Protect Our Province Alberta (POP-AB) with the aim to fill a gap left by the governments and Public Health officials: providing timely, trustworthy information on the pandemic. Led by a group… Continue reading Oct 20, 2021: COVID is Airborne