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Notice to Report: Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome in Children and Adolescents (MIS-C)

A rare condition associated with COVID-19, Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome in Children and Adolescents (MIS-C), has been described. To monitor for occurrences in B.C., Dr. Bonnie Henry, the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) has issued a notice to report cases of MIS-C, to a medical health officer. This notice requires and enables physicians to provide personal information about suspect […]

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VGH ramp repair work begins Saturday, August 29

From August 29 to September 11, temporary access changes will affect the ramp leading to the VGH main entrance in front of Jim Pattison Pavilion (JPP) and the West 12th Avenue parkade; this is due to concrete repair and repaving. Please see the attached PDF for a map of changes. What to expect during ramp […]

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Q&A: Air conditioning & COVID-19

Do air conditioners increase the risk of spreading COVID-19? The risk of spreading COVID-19 in enclosed air spaces is due to poor ventilation, rather than air conditioners. If the space is adequately ventilated with fresh air, the air conditioning becomes less of a risk factor. All mechanical heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems should […]

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