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August 25, 2022
There has been an increase in overdose events in the community of Fort St. John. The two reported substances are meth, clear or blue colour in crystal form, and crack, white/yellow colour in rock form. Both substances have tested positive for fentanyl.
August 11, 2022
To save lives, and help people who use drugs make informed choices, a new Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) drug checking machine is now operational in Prince George, in partnership with the POUNDS Project (Preventing Overdose UNDoing Stigma).
July 5, 2022
A significant shortage of Environmental Public Health staff in Northern BC is requiring Northern Health (NH) to temporarily focus on areas of highest potential risk to public health, while aggressively recruiting for Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) who perform this important work.

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September 26, 2022

This year the Northern Health Indigenous Health Working group for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation/Orange Shirt Day (September 30) decided it was important to showcase and honour an Indigenous artist from the Northern region. September 30 provides an opportunity for us all to recognize our shared colonial history, to commemorate the children who were lost and Survivors, and to reflect on the ongoing legacy of residential schools.