Emergency Bags

Emergency bags are discreet brown paper bags providing a small amount of harm reduction supplies for clients who miss the fixed site office hours, or need supplies during weekends or holidays. These bags can be picked up from participating pharmacies throughout Northern Nova Scotia.

Find a full list of locations at the bottom of the page!

Inside an Emergency Bag:

  • 10 28g syringes OR 10 30g syringes
  • 21g tips
    (by request)
  • 23g tips
    (by request)
  • 26g tips
    (by request)
  • 27g tips
    (by request)
  • 5ml barrels
    (by request)
  • 5 sterile water
  • 5 stericup cookers
  • 10 filters
  • 10 alcohol swabs
  • 1 blue tie


Pharmacies carrying Emergency Bags:

Pharmacies subject to change.


Colchester/East Hants

  • Millbrook Health Centre
  • Shoppers Drug Mart (Robie St, Truro)
  • The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy (Prince Street, Truro)
  • The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy (Willow Street, Truro)
  • Guardian Drugs/Fraser’s Pharmacy (Bible Hill)
  • C.G. Fulton Pharmacy (Tatamagouche)
  • MacQuarrie’s Pharmasave (Brookfield)
  • Guardian Pharmacy (Shubenacadie)

Cumberland County

  • Amherst Pharmasave
  • Amherst Addiction Services
  • Oxford PharmaChoice Health Centre
  • Springhill Ross Anderson PharmChoice
  • Springhill Guardian Pharmacy

Pictou County

  • Pictou Pharmasave
  • Trenton Pharmasave
  • Stellarton PharmaFirst
  • New Glasgow Superstore Pharmacy

THESE ARE NOT MEDICAL SUPPLIES OR NALOXONE KITS. IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING A MEDICAL EMERGENCY (SUCH AS AN OVERDOSE OR INJURY) PLEASE CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY.

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