Vancouver Police issue warning after seven heroin overdoses today in DTES

Vancouver Police are warning drug users after seven suspected heroin overdoses in the Downtown Eastside today.

Police are urging drug users to be extremely cautious and use Insite — the supervised safe injection site on East Hastings Street near Main Street.

“Anyone seeing someone appearing to be in medical distress is urged to immediately call 9-1-1 and if you are a drug user who has used and don’t feel well, seek medical attention or help immediately,” reads the warning from police.

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