BC’s Overdose Overview April 11-17, 2021

BC’s weekly overdose dashboard of provincial and regional overdose activity 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 April  11- 17, 2021


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Learn more

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

See the March edition of Substance Use News

See our Drug Use and Overdose response resources