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Read stories about public health issues, PHSA initiatives and highlights from our programs and services across the PHSA.



Gear up for wildfire season<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/Wildfire%20smoke-4.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Gear up for wildfire seasonAs wildfire season approaches, it’s important that you are prepared for the worst. Here are a few tips to keep you and your loved ones safe this year.
Trauma Awareness Week: What’s your plan to prevent injury?<img alt="" src="/Documents/Trauma-Services/TAW_article_thumbnail.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Trauma Awareness Week: What’s your plan to prevent injury?The overall impact of traumatic injury in B.C. is staggering. Thinking ahead and having a plan can help prevent injuries. Here are our tips for creating a plan of your own.
Celebrating Indigenous People, history and culture<img alt="Indigenous Peoples Day text with hummingbird" src="/about-site/PublishingImages/IPD-External%20story%20thumbnails.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Celebrating Indigenous People, history and cultureA message from David Byres, president & CEO, on behalf of the executive leadership team
Katie's Post-COVID Experience<img alt="Woman standing in front of bright mural" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/stories/katies-post-covid-experience/Katie_Borrett.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Katie's Post-COVID ExperienceKatie Borrett found that she was dealing with ongoing COVID-19 symptoms that made performing simple tasks difficult. After speaking with her family doctor, she was referred to the Post-COVID Interdisciplinary Clinical Care Network.
Sandy's Post-COVID Story<img alt="" src="/research/PublishingImages/our-research/news-stories-new-draft/Sandy_PC-ICCN.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Sandy's Post-COVID StoryAfter testing positive for COVID-19 twice, Sandy’s discovery of the online PC-ICCN resources, combined with support from her family doctor, helped her become more informed and provide self-care for her symptoms and strategies to regain her health.
Esther Khor and Post-COVID Research<img alt="" height="232" src="/research/PublishingImages/our-research/news-stories-new-draft/esther-khor.jpg" width="390" style="BORDER:0px solid;MARGIN:0px 70px;" />Esther Khor and Post-COVID ResearchPC-ICCN coordinates patient-oriented research that leads to rapid learning and data-sharing to improve care.
Celebrate Pride Month with PHSA!<img alt="Celebrate pride month with PHSA text and image of heart" src="/about-site/PublishingImages/External%20story%20thumbnails.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Celebrate Pride Month with PHSA!This June, find out what you can do to learn more about, celebrate and better support 2SLGBTQIA+ colleagues, patients, and community members.
Putting a spotlight on Indigenous art at PHSA<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/indigenous-art-at-phsa-1.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Putting a spotlight on Indigenous art at PHSAIn honour of Indigenous History Month, here’s a spotlight on some of the incredible Indigenous art found across PHSA.
PHSA’s quality initiatives recognized at the BC Quality Awards<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Quality%20Awards%20Regular%20image%20template.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />PHSA’s quality initiatives recognized at the BC Quality AwardsA time to celebrate: On May 31, PHSA individuals and teams were honoured for their work as they took home several BC Quality Awards.
Inform yourself about aphasia during Aphasia Awareness Month<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/aphasia-story.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Inform yourself about aphasia during Aphasia Awareness MonthDid you know? Over 100,000 Canadians live with aphasia and about 1/3 of stroke survivors experience it. Aphasia Awareness Month is held each June.

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