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When a pandemic kills your story about a Vancouver heroin clinic (Dr. Scott MacDonald, PHC Crosstown Clinic)

David Napio is a client at the Crosstown Clinic in the Downtown Eastside. (Photo credit: Vancouver Is Awesome)

Crosstown Clinic is one of two facilities in B.C. to offer prescription heroin to clients. Will the model ever be expanded?

I had been working on what I thought to be an interesting story and planned to post it this week to coincide with the fourth-year anniversary of B.C.’s other declared public health emergency: the overdose death crisis.

The story, which went on to include comments from Dr. Scott MacDonald of Crosstown and Judy Darcy, was in draft form in mid-March.

Click here to read the full story on Vancouver Is Awesome.

Similar story can be found here: Vancouver Courier.

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