March 19th,2020 – Learn about Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has many people worried about the health and safety of family, friends, and community, but there is so much that can be done to protect yourself and each other. Members of the First Nations Health Authority Indigenous Wellness Team and BC Centre for Disease Control Clinical Prevention Services are here to answer your questions! We will talk about epidemics and pandemics, give an update on the COVID-19 response, and offer some helpful guidelines to support community preparedness and resilience.

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This session’s video is now available for viewing.

Thank you to everyone for your continued interest in our events.

We would like to reiterate that everyone is welcome to our UBCLC sessions.

Our events aim to embody a safe space for everyone of all different backgrounds to have their opinions and voices equally heard.

Date: Thursday, March 19th, 2020 (PST)
Time: 10 a.m. to 11:30 am
Where: Videoconference OR internet webinar.

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About the Presenters:

 Margo Pearce is a postdoctoral fellow working with BC Centre for Disease Control in partnership with First Nations Health Authority on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples. She completed her MPP at Simon Fraser University, her MSc at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and her PhD at UBC School of Population and Public Health. Her previous postdoctoral fellowship was with the Canadian HIV Trials Network. Margo’s current work includes Indigenous community engagement to frame HCV within a health and wellness perspective, as well as understanding HCV in the context of prenatal health and quality improvement initiatives. 

Marion Guenther, RN BSN, MA Leadership in Health Care, Marion is a clinical nurse specialist, Immunization CD Population & Public Health and is Office of the Chief Nursing Officer



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