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Novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19)May282020

  PICNet has played an integral role in British Columbia’s response to COVID-19.  As the co-lead with the Ministry of Health and Workplace Health & Safety, PICNet has collaborated with the health authorities to develop provincial-level Infection Prevention and Control COVID-19 guidelines and resources for healthcare in the province.   For information about COVID-19, please… Read more »

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)Mar102020

  For information about COVID-19, please go to the BCCDC website.    Information for the public  (Latest case counts, getting tested, resources for community settings, etc). Information for healthcare providers  (Laboratory testing, clinical care, infection control, signage & posters, etc). Guidance for long-term care and assisted living facilities.    

Novel Coronavirus (nCoV-2019) outbreakJan292020

  Please note: this situation is evolving rapidly and information is subject to change. Up-to-date information, including case counts, information for healthcare workers, and laboratory guidance is maintained on the BCCDC website.    See PICNet update regarding novel coronavirus (nCoV) – January 24, 2020   PICNet newsletter to community of practice –  January 14, 2020:… Read more »

Novel Coronavirus (nCoV-2019) outbreak in Wuhan, ChinaJan232020

Please disseminate widely   Please note: this situation is evolving rapidly and information is subject to change. New details will be posted when available.   Date of Release: January 14, 2020   An outbreak of atypical pneumonia in Wuhan, China has been closely monitored by the World Health Organization since late December 2019. The causative… Read more »