Test strips are available at a variety of locations around Vancouver Island Health through the Vancouver Island Drug Checking Project. Please visit substance.uvic.ca or more information.

The following locations use both FTIR and immunoassay strips (fentanyl and benzodiazepines) in their drug checking services:

Nanaimo:

  • Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA, 437 Wesley St.): Thursday and Friday 11.30am-3.30pm

Victoria:

  • The Vancouver Island Drug Checking Project provides services in Victoria. Updated locations and times can be found on their website.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, some services have been suspended or changed to accommodate safety measures. Please check the with the site to confirm current service provision.

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