There is no naloxone shortage in Greater Victoria, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control and SOLID Outreach.
Despite rumours circulating on social media, the B.C. Centre for Disease Control confirmed there is no shortage of the life-saving drug.
A tweet from the SOLID Outreach Society caught some attention, as it noted many of their sites were out of naloxone.
SERIOUSLY WHAT THE ACTUAL HOLIDAY NALOXONE SHORTAGE ON VANCOUVER ISLAND
— Karen Ward (@kwardvancouver) December 22, 2019
Lacey Mesley, SOLID Outreach Society administration and project development coordinator, said on Tuesday that SOLID was referring to filling a need for sites that had run out before their next delivery. Mesley added SOLID is available to people when they are unable to access supplies or support.
To find a site that offers naloxone kits, go to towardtheheart.com/site-finder.
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