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Harm Reduction during COVID-19 crisis

Toronto Public Health has prepared guides for people who use drugs during COVID-19.

Read Toronto Public Health’s tips for people who use drugs PDF and routine infection prevention strategies for overdose responders PDF.

Highlights:

  • Clean your hands
  • Don’t share gear
  • Prep your own drugs
  • Get extra harm reduction supplies
  • Avoid putting drug baggies/wraps in your mouth, anus
  • Work with your Methadone/Suboxone/OAT Prescriber
  • Prepare for unplanned withdrawal (dealer gets sick)
  • Respond to overdose

If you ever have difficulty breathing or experience other severe symptoms, call 911

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Toilets – Public Health Now

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Libraries live! Get a virtual library card during COVID

Libraries are closed. But the new virtual library card gives you access to electronic and audio books. Right now you…
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COVID-19 outbreak at CAMH (as of April 14)

When clients and staff at CAMH test positive for COVID-19 what happens? CAMH has been updating cases, staffing, policies and…
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