Fraser Health’s 32-hour Vax-a-thon this weekend

SURREY – Fraser Health will be rolling out the red carpet at our COVID-19 immunization clinic at Guildford Recreation Centre for our first-ever all-night Vax-a-thon. From 11:00 am on Saturday, June 19, to 7:00 pm on Sunday, June 20, approximately 7,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine will be available to eligible people needing their first dose.

Virtual South Asian Health Conference is shifting discourse and finding solutions on BC’s South Asian population’s health post COVID-19

COVID-19’s spike for British Columbia’s South Asian populations has underlying factors — chronic illness, culturally ineffective health system gaps, and lack of data/analysis. The 2021 Canada India Network Society Conference will be hold a virtual South Asian focused health conference on June 18-20, 2021 will focus on these topics and more. 

Delta Police violence suppression team to use body worn cameras

Since January 2021 the Delta Police had been conducting a limited-use pilot project with body-worn cameras, and was primarily using the cameras during officer training. The pilot was scheduled to conclude at the end of May. However, increased violence during the ongoing gang conflict caused the Delta Police Board to approve an additional use for the cameras during its meeting this week, and to extend the pilot until September, 2021.