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Vancouver’s chief medical health officer makes recommendations for opioid crisis response (OERC, PHC)

Vancouver’s chief medical health officer Dr. Patricia Daly laid out a number of recommendations Friday morning for the next phase in the fight against the opioid crisis. Photo courtesy of Dan Toulgoet.
Vancouver’s chief medical health officer Dr. Patricia Daly laid out a number of recommendations Friday morning for the next phase in the fight against the opioid crisis. Photo courtesy of Dan Toulgoet.

The region’s chief medical health officer laid out her recommendations Friday morning for the next phase in the fight against the opioid crisis.

In delivering her annual report, Vancouver Coastal Health’s chief medical health officer, Dr. Patricia Daly, said data gleaned over the last two years has begun to shed some light on where resources can be focused to save more lives.

Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care staff, in partnership with other organizations including the provincial Overdose Emergency Response Centre, have already made headway on some of the recommendations in her report, Daly said, but more work needs to be done.

Read the full story in the Vancouver Courier.

Similar story also found on Creston Valley Advance News.

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