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Lifeguard Health

Vancouvver, BC Premier's People's Choice:
Nominee
Employees: 11 In Business Since: 2017

DID YOU KNOW OPIOID RELATED DEATHS ARE A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISES?
LIFEGUARD HEALTH HAS A MOBILE TECH SOLUTION

The opioid crises and resultant deaths have been declared a national public health emergency in Canada and the United States.
• In 2017, in the US, 72,000 people died of fentanyl toxicity or poisoning— more than the US-side
death toll for the entire Vietnam War.
• The drug overdose crisis occurring in Canada is lowering life expectancy.
• In Canada in 2018, 4,460 deaths or 1 life was lost every 2 hours related to opioids.
• 94% of apparent opioid-related deaths were accidental or unintentional.

LifeguardApp is the only tech solution to the opioid crises designed with, and endorsed by emergency services and front-line workers to get help to users-in-distress as quickly as possible. We’ve been invited to present our mobile tech solution at the White House in D.C. at the end of October. Spur us on. Vote!

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