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Public Health warns of high risk of drug overdose in KFL&A

An extremely toxic batch of drugs circulating in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) region, prompting the local Health Unit to issue a warning to local residents. According to Public Health, drug toxicology reports from recent weeks indicate the presence of fentanyl, carfentanil, and benzodiazepine analogues in the local

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OPP warn of opioid danger after suspected overdose in Napanee

The Lennox and Addington Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is warning the public to consider the potentially-lethal consequences of opioid use after police attended a residence in the Napanee Township last week in relation to a suspected opioid overdose. This case, along with others of the past year,

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OPP warn public of purple fentanyl in Lennox and Addington

The Lennox and Addington County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the OPP Community Street Crime Unit have issued a warning to the public after finding purple fentanyl in the community shortly after a Public Health warning of a toxic batch of drugs still circulating in KFL&A. The

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Public Health warns of toxic batch of drugs still circulating in KFL&A

Earlier this month, KFL&A Public Health issued a warning to residents about a toxic batch of drugs circulating in Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington and Hastings and Prince Edward Counties. Today, Friday Dec. 11, 2020, Public Health has issued another media release to inform residents in KFL&A that the

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Public Health warns of toxic batch of drugs in KFL&A, Hastings and PEC

KFL&A Public Health is warning residents of a toxic batch of drugs circulating in Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington and Hastings and Prince Edward Counties. Recent reports indicate an increase in overdose-related 9-1-1 calls. Initial reports from Hastings and Prince Edward Counties indicate that drugs may be contaminated with

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OPP release report on the impact opioids are having within the province

A report, released by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), highlights province-wide trends, statistics, and impacts of opiods in OPP policed communities The 2019 Opioids and Overdoses: Impacts and Strategies report contains information outlining opioid seizures, overdoses and relevant strategies as well as a progress report on previous priorities, according to

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OPP encourages public to call 911 if they suspect an overdose

International Overdose Awareness Day is held each year on August 31. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) joins individuals and organizations worldwide to mark this important day, and encourage people to call 911 if they suspect an overdose. According to a release, dated Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, observers of an overdose

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