We have received an alert from Southwestern Public Health regarding reports of multiple overdoses and overdose deaths in Woodstock, Tillsonburg. Sarnia, and Brantford. The substance was reported as blue or green in colour and overdoses symptoms occurred immediately after using the substance.
In case of overdose:
- Call 911.
- Give naloxone if an opioid overdose is suspected.
- Stay with and assist the person until paramedics arrive.
- The person should go to the hospital with the paramedics for further treatment.
If you use substances:
- Don’t use alone.
- Avoid mixing substances.
- Start with a small amount first.
- Carry a naloxone kit.