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January 2022

NCCEH webinars to start the new year

January 25

Spatially exploring COVID-19 risks in BC’s neighbourhoods

Dr. Valorie Crooks

Simon Fraser University
Leah Rosenkrantz

February 9

Assessing environments to support healthy aging and reduce social isolation

Dr. Emily Rugel

Simon Fraser University

February 17

Quebec’s health alert system for cold weather events

Dr. Fateh Chebana

Institut national de la recherché scientifique

The Omicron wave – communicating during uncertainty

Towards the end of 2021, the rapid spread of Omicron highlighted the importance of quickly communicating with the public during a crisis. This blog provided a brief overview of what was known and unknown about the Omicron wave, and provides some suggestions for reinvigorating COVID-19 messaging.

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, we continue to update our EH resources in our COVID-19 topic page. You will find a complete listing of NCCEH's COVID-19 products as well as curated external resources organized by topical headings.

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January 2022 environmental health & COVID-19 scan

This monthly Research Scan highlights recent environmental health publications by topic and provides easy access to article abstracts and report summaries to support public health professionals, researchers, planners, students, and others working in public health.

CIHR Funding opportunity - Healthy Cities Research Initiative:
Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts

The Healthy Cities Research Initiative (HCRI) has launched this funding opportunity to support the use of existing survey, administrative and linked datasets for research that is focused on maximizing the health-and wellness-promoting potential of urban environments and improving health equity. Application deadline: April 12, 2022.

Visioning the Future: First Nations, Inuit, & Métis Population and Public Health

Visioning the Future: First Nations, Inuit, & Métis Population and Public Health is a collaborative report offering a vision for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples’ public health. The commissioned report not only complements the Chief Public Health Officer’s 2021 public health vision report but also privileges Indigenous knowledge(s). Visioning the Future represents a multi-faceted vision as articulated by Indigenous peoples from coast to coast to coast.

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