BCCDC COVID-19 language guide: Guidelines for inclusive language for written and digital content
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These guidelines from the BC Centre for Disease Control provide guidance on using inclusive and non-stigmatizing language for COVID-19 written and digital communications.
They also offer examples of preferred language choices in multiple areas, including the following:
- Disease basics
- Racial identities
- Substance use
- Sexual identity
- Family status
BC Centre for Disease Control. (2020). BCCDC COVID-19 language guide: Guidelines for inclusive language for written and digital content. Retrieved September 14, 2020, from http://www.bccdc.ca/Health-Info-Site/Documents/Language-guide.pdf