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COVID-19 AND SUBSTANCE USE

The B.C. Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) has worked with provincial and regional partners to develop new provincial clinical guidance - effective immediately - for health-care providers to stem the spread of COVID-19 and respond to the ongoing overdose emergency.

The guidance supports people who are at risk of COVID-19 infection, people who have a confirmed infection or a suspected case pending diagnosis, and people who have a history of substance use, including opioids, stimulants, alcohol, benzodiazepines, or tobacco. The guidance and other resources being developed by BCCSU are available at: www.bccsu.ca/covid-19

To support implementation of the new guidance, the BCCSU is offering the following webinars, open to all prescribers, pharmacists, and allied health care workers:

This page last updated Apr 3, 2020 6:34pm PDT