Health Alert: Increased overdose risk in Guelph

Public Advisory

There is reason to believe there is an increased overdose risk associated with new supply in Guelph. Ensure you take precautions to reduce your risk of overdose.

Banner that reads "Health Alert" with the Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy Logo

Reduce your risk

  • Carry Naloxone
  • Never use alone
  • Start low and go slow (e.g., with every new purchase, start with 1/3 of a normal dose)
  • Use the Overdose Prevention Site which is supervised by health professionals at Guelph’s Community Health Centre

Get a naloxone kit

People who use drugs or their friends or family members can get a naloxone kit from:

  • The Overdose Prevention Site/Guelph Community Health Centre
    176 Wyndham Street North
    7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health
    160 Chancellors Way
    Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • ARCH
    Unit 110, 77 Westmount Road
    Monday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Sanguen
    176 Wyndham Street North
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Guelph Community Health Centre
    176 Wyndham Street North
    Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Along with many pharmacies. Check this list of pharmacies that have naloxone.

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