People throughout B.C. are benefiting from expanded coverage for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), as strong uptake for the publicly funded drug continues to grow.
If the signs of a stroke are spotted — facial drooping, trouble raising both arms or slurred speech — it is time to call 911 right away.
To provide better health care for a growing region of the province, the B.C. government has greenlit a new hospital for the Cowichan Valley.
People living and working in residential-care homes throughout B.C. will benefit from $2.6 million in provincial funding, which has been allocated to purchase new equipment that will help improve safety and quality of life of residents.
People in the South Peace region will benefit from a redeveloped and expanded Dawson Creek and District Hospital, announced Adrian Dix, Minister of Health.
People in B.C. will have coverage of insulin pumps for Type 1 diabetes, regardless of age, following up on the initial announcement, starting Tuesday, July 3, 2018.
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