Medical Officer of Health Blog

Prescribed Safer Alternative Programs are Saving Lives

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Mar 04, 2024

I read with interest the February 23rd article “Opioid crisis won’t abate without treatment options, supportive housing: Peterborough MP Michelle Ferreri”. In Canada, one person died nearly every hour in the first six months of 2023 due to opioid toxicity, largely involving fentanyl. As the Medical Officer of Health, I deeply appreciate the Chamber of […]