Health Alert: Surge in overdoses in Guelph (March 7, 2019)

March 7, 2019

There have been reports of 20 overdoses in Guelph in the past two weeks. These were a result of various substances.

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:

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

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