Fentanyl Crack Overdoses 3

Viner said the department’s harm reduction coordinator was doing street outreach in West Philadelphia on Wednesday to encourage crack-cocaine users to take precautions against an overdose, such as not using alone; taking a small “test dose” first; and having naloxone on hand. She said the department was distributing the opioid overdose-reversal medication to those drug users, as well as testing strips they can use to see if their drugs are tainted with fentanyl.

https://whyy.org/articles/health-officials-warn-of-fentanyl-contamination-after-ods-kill-2-crack-cocaine-users/

By Joel Wolfram