Island Health

EDITORIAL: Extra vigilance in downtown Victoria drug area can’t hurt

Needle prick incidents may be a byproduct of permissive action aimed at saving lives

  • Jan 17, 2018

UPDATE: Island Health says no need for alarm over needle prick incidents in Victoria

Briefing followed meeting between Island Health, downtown service providers

Fentanyl test strips now available on the Island

Program piloted in Vancouver, resulted in reduction in overdoses

Flu shots are now available in Greater Victoria

Pharmacies and public health units now offering 2017-18 vaccine

Island Health message in editorial makes little sense to News reader

Victoria News piece seems to condone drug use

  • Aug 15, 2017