Drug Checking Pilot - VCH drug checking pilot at OPS sites is continuing this week (from Monday 3rd June).
Benzo’s – Drugs are still testing high for Benzo’s. It is important to get your drugs tested at an OPS/SCS with Benzo/fentanyl test strips which are available. Please refer to drug checking schedules for drug checking shifts.
BCCSU Drug Checking schedule updates – temporary:
There will be reduced BCCSU drug checking shifts until further notice (approx. mid - June)
The following shifts will not be taking place:
Monday – Insite – 1-5
Tuesday - Safepoint - 12 -4 (Abbotsford)
Thursday – Molson OPS – 1-5
Friday – St. Paul’s Hospital – 1-4
For the above shifts where drug technicians are currently not around to check drugs using the spectrometer, peers will still be offering drug checking services with test strips at the above sites.
BCCSU Shifts still taking place are:
Tuesday – Molson OPS – 1-5
Wednesday – Insite – 3-7
Thursday – Safepoint – 10.30-5 (Abbotsford)
VCH Drug checking shifts continue to take place at:
Wednesday – Overdose Prevention Society – 9 – 12 & St. Paul’s Hospital – 1-4
Thursday – Overdose Prevention Society – 9-12
Friday – Insite – 1-4