2019 February 13 Fentanyl AlertWe have received an alert from the Southwestern Public Health regarding reports of a new batch of fentanyl in Oxford County. The substance is bright yellow in colour and causes people to “drop” right after use. There has also been a recent increase in requests for Naloxone kits.

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.