HealthyFamilies BC Joins HealthLinkBC.ca

HealthyFamilies BC is merging with HealthLinkBC.ca! Soon you’ll be able to find your favourite healthy living and wellness articles from HealthyFamilies BC, on HealthLinkBC.ca.

Learn more in the sections below.

What’s Happening?

HealthLinkBC.ca is becoming the Ministry of Health’s one-stop shop for health information in B.C.  At the end of November 2021, content from HealthyFamilies BC will move to join the over 5,000 medically approved health and nutrition topics that exist on our site.

We work with experts in healthcare to create health information that you can trust. Our content is reviewed by our internal clinical team, our team of registered dietitians and qualified exercise professionals and expert partners from the B.C. Ministry of Health and health organizations in British Columbia. We also work with our knowledgebase supplier Healthwise® to provide information on thousands of illnesses and conditions and other health topics.

Whether it’s finding important information about what to do when your child has the flu, or simply learning about healthy food choices for your family, you’ll find the information you need in this new, single online source.

What is HealthyFamilies BC?

For the past 11 years, the HealthyFamilies BC website provided families with trusted health resources and information. It provided online tools, programs and resources on healthy eating, pregnancy and parenting and activity and lifestyle.

What You Can Expect

Finding the information you need, when you need it, just got easier. Along with the addition of HealthyFamilies BC content, we’re updating the look and feel of the HealthLinkBC.ca site. You’ll find featured topics and healthy living articles on the main page. The site menu received a refresh that makes for easier navigation. Topics include:

  • Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

  • Pregnancy and Parenting

  • Mental Health and Substance Use

  • Illnesses & Conditions

  • Tests, Treatments and Medications

  • Health Services

What’s Next?

Our digital team continues to test and make improvements to the site.  We are working with our partners to make sure that every detail is accounted for. The new version of the site will “go live” at the end of  November 2021. We will provide any further updates on this page as we get closer to the launch date.

For more information about HealthLink BC, visit our About Us page.

Last updated: November 2021

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