BC’s Overdose Overview: February 14 – 20, 2021

The BC Weekly Overdose Report provides updates on:

  • Illegal drug overdoses attended by paramedics (BCEHS)
  • Illicit drug toxicity deaths (BCCS defined)
  • Mortality rate maps by Health Services Delivery Area (HSDA)
  • Severity of ingestion poisoning calls coded in most severe category at time of ambulance dispatch (provincial view)
  • Severity of overdose patient presentation assessed by paramedics using the Glasgow Coma Scale (health authority pages)
  • Proportion of overdose patients transported to hospital


Weekly Overdose dashboard placemat February 14 – 20, 2021

New: BC Coroners Illicit Drug Toxicity Deaths for December 2020

Drug Alerts for People who Use Substances


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Substance Use News- Coroners Service Releases Report on Overdose Deaths

See the Overdose Response Indicators recorded by the BC Centre for Disease Control

See our Drug Use and Overdose response resources

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