The Island Health Authority is warning residents, particularly people who use drugs, about the increased number of overdoses on Vancouver Island in recent weeks, including the suspected overdose death of a 12-year-old girl in Langford, B.C.
On April 22, Island Health issued an advisory about an increase in overdoses throughout the region. Officials say the advisory remains in place.
“We remain incredibly worried around the state of this toxic drug poisoning crisis. It is worse than it’s been before,” Medical Health Officer
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