Under The Northern Sky ‘Addressing The Overdose Epidemic’ – NetNewsLedger

September 1, 2021

ATTAWAPISKAT – In the midst of this restrictive pandemic with mask wearing and social distancing, there are many people in our communities who are continuing to help others in health care. Health care workers everywhere are having to work twice as hard to make sure they are assisting the most vulnerable people in our communities.

On a bright August afternoon, I spent time with Chris Karn and Donna McCulloch of Mino M’shki-ki Indigenous Health Team of Kirkland Lake. They had set up an information booth next to the Kinross Pond where local people frequent to enjoy the natural scenery. This dedicated health duo spent the afternoon on site practicing safe Covid19 protocols of masks and distancing in recognition of Overdose Awareness Day with the aim of raising awareness and attention to a horrific health crisis concerning overdose deaths.

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