High Number of Drug Related Overdoses Prompts Community Alert

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The Windsor-Essex Community Opioid and Substance Strategy has issued an alert following a high number of drug related overdoses.

Between June 21 and 27 there were 30 substance related visits to the emergency department with 19 overdoses.

According to the local health unit, seven overdoses were the result of fentanyl.

More information on the alert and how to respond to an overdose can be found at wecoss.ca.