Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
Statement from Dr. Theresa Tam (Chief Public Health Officer of Canada) on COVID-19 and Opioid-related overdose deaths and problematic substance
National • English, French • Addictions, Communication, Public Health
While everyone in Canada is working hard in the fight against COVID-19, there is an increasing concern about a range of unintended negative consequences of the pandemic response. Among these is the impact on the ongoing public health crisis of opioid-related overdose deaths and problematic substance use in Canada more broadly.