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June 2020 - State of BC Health

 

Campaign Update: Covering COVID-19 related medical expenses for all

There is no ‘us’ against ‘them’ in a pandemic. As BC and the world have worked to control the spread and mitigate the effects of COVID-19, it is vital for us to understand that our health is dependent on each other. Barriers to health care, especially for vulnerable populations, only increase risk. Thanks to mobilisation from community members, health care professionals, and BC Health Coalition members like yourself, we can now confirm that the Ministry of Health will cover COVID-19 related hospital care for everyone in BC going forward effective May 7th. Read more HERE


Take Action: Let Minister Dix know we want public health care solutions to BC’s surgical backlog


Send an email
to Health Minister Dix now asking the government to implement already proven public solutions that build the public capacity of our health care system to deal with elective surgeries, now and far into the future. Read more HERE.


Opinion: Time to end profit-making in seniors’ care

The coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on serious problems in Canada’s seniors’ care system, as nursing homes quickly became the epicenters of the outbreak. These problems are not only due to the greater vulnerability of seniors to the disease, but also to how care is organized and staffed. Read more HERE and then take action HERE.


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