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For purposes of this Article 46, the following definitions shall apply:
“Applicant” means a Person seeking to obtain an Overdose Prevention Program permit.
“City” means the City and County of San Francisco.
“Department” (or “DPH”) means the Department of Public Health.
“Director” means the Director of Public Health, or the Director’s designee.
“Health Care Professional” includes, but is not limited to, a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, licensed vocational nurse, registered nurse, psychiatrist, psychologist, licensed clinical social worker, licensed professional clinical counselor, mental health provider, social service provider, or substance use disorder provider, trained in overdose recognition and reversal pursuant to Section 1714.22 of the Civil Code.
“Overdose Prevention Program” is a program that provides a hygienic space supervised by Health Care Professionals where persons 18 years of age or older who use controlled substances may consume preobtained drugs, and that is operated for the purposes of reducing the harm of drug use, administering medical care, encouraging drug treatment, and connecting participants to social or medical services.
“Permittee” means any Person to whom an Overdose Prevention Program permit is issued under this Article 46, and any authorized agent or designee of such Person.
“Person” means any natural person, corporation, sole proprietorship, partnership, association, joint venture, limited liability company, or other legal entity, not including the City.
(Added by Ord. 105-20, File No. 200243, App. 7/10/2020, Eff. 8/10/2020)