Today, First Call and Basics for Health Society sent a letter to the BC government urging a coordinated response to children’s health during this COVID-19 pandemic. Advocates, physicians, researchers and health care professionals have come together to voice their alarm about the harmful impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children, MORE
At our May 13 Coalition meeting, we heard from Dr. Behn-Smith, BC’s Deputy Medical Health Officer and Aboriginal Health Physician Advisor, about the impacts of COVID19 emergency measures on children, youth and their families. Dr. Behn-Smith’s presentation provided helpful information on how COVID19 is affecting the health of children and MORE
On April 23 the BC Coalition to End Youth Homelessness issued a Special Report on COVID-19 and Youth Homelessness highlighting impacts of the pandemic, some promising practices and making nine recommendations for provincial government action. Click here to read their report.