May 26, 2018

Emergency Bags

NHCS offers emergency bags!

These emergency bags are packaged discreetly, and carry a variety of harm reduction supplies for those with substance use disorders who are unable to reach the office during open hours.  These bags can be picked up from participating pharmacies in Northern Nova Scotia.

For a complete list of participating pharmacies please contact us.

There are three types of emergency bags available, and the contents are as follows:

Type 1:
10 insulin syringes
10 alcohol swabs
1 tourniquet
1 sterile water
1 pack of filters
1 cooker

Type 2:
10 3cc barrels
10 26 gauge tips
10 alcohol swabs
1 tourniquet
1 sterile water
1 pack of filters
1 cooker

Type 3:
10 3cc barrels
10 27 gauge tips
10 alcohol swabs
1 tourniquet
1 sterile water
1 pack of filters
1 cooker