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B.C. launches new mouth rinse and gargle sample collection for school-aged children<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/mouth-rinse-image.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />B.C. launches new mouth rinse and gargle sample collection for school-aged childrenProvincial Lab Medicine Services, the Public Health Lab, BC Children's Hospital and BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) worked together to launch the unique program. The new sample collection will make testing easier for parents and children. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-launches-new-mouth-rinse-and-gargle-sample-collection-for-school-aged-children2020-09-17T07:00:00Z
5 strategies for a successful return to in-person school during COVID-19<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GettyImages-1153974729.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />5 strategies for a successful return to in-person school during COVID-19Many caregivers and children are feeling anxious about the return to school during COVID-19. Here’s some practical strategies to try to help make your child’s transition back to school successful. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/5-strategies-for-a-successful-return-to-in-person-school-during-covid-192020-09-08T07:00:00Z
Making virtual health work for our patients<img alt="virtual health patient survey" src="/PublishingImages/virtual-health-patient-survey-cw.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Making virtual health work for our patientsThroughout the month of September, patients and families with virtual health appointments will be asked to participate in a virtual health survey.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/making-virtual-health-work-for-our-patients2020-09-01T07:00:00Z
Preparing children for back-to-school during the COVID-19 pandemic<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GettyImages-1250285099.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Preparing children for back-to-school during the COVID-19 pandemicThe transition from summer back to school can be hard on families, but throw in a pandemic and even the most well-prepared parents can be at a loss. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/preparing-children-for-back-to-school-during-the-covid19-pandemic2020-08-20T07:00:00Z
Curbing the impacts of social isolation on children<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GettyImages-674675472.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Curbing the impacts of social isolation on childrenSocial isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic may be having a significant impact on some children and teens in the province. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/curbing-the-impacts-of-social-isolation-on-children2020-08-07T07:00:00Z
Helping children through a nose swab COVID-19 test<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Child%20swab%20test%20still%20frame-1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Helping children through a nose swab COVID-19 testAs children in the province venture back into their regular activities, some may need to be tested for COVID-19. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/helping-children-through-a-covid-19-test2020-07-09T07:00:00Z
Banishing fear and anxiety one button at a time<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Group%20Button.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Banishing fear and anxiety one button at a time​Staff and clinicians at BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre know all-too-well that patients often have feelings of anxiety and fear at hospitals as they prepare to undergo their surgeries and procedures.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/banishing-fear-and-anxiety-one-button-at-a-time2020-07-06T07:00:00Z
#Beestrong: Easing the transition from acute care to rehabilitation at Sunny Hill<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BeeStrong.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />#Beestrong: Easing the transition from acute care to rehabilitation at Sunny HillOn August 30, 2020, the Sunny Hill Health Centre will move from East Vancouver into a state-of-the-art facility at the BC Children’s Hospital, creating a more cohesive and seamless experience for our patients and their families. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/beestrong-easing-the-transition-from-acute-care-to-rehabilitation-at-sunny-hill2020-06-30T07:00:00Z
We're resuming services at BC Children's Hospital while keeping safety a priority<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/child%20appointment.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />We're resuming services at BC Children's Hospital while keeping safety a priorityPatients and families might have questions about what care may look like as our health care services resume during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/we-are-resuming-services-at-bc-childrens-hospital-while-keeping-safety-a-priority2020-06-29T07:00:00Z
Keeping children safe from window or balcony falls in warm weather<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/SKW2019-BC01.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Keeping children safe from window or balcony falls in warm weatherWith the weather warming up, BC Children's Hospital is encouraging parents and caregivers to keep children safe near windows and on balconies, especially with many families staying home more during the COVID-19 pandemic.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/keeping-children-safe-from-window-or-balcony-falls-in-warm-weather2020-06-25T07:00:00Z


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