Stronger Street Drug

Eastern Kentucky has seen increasing overdoses recently. Health professionals have said this is due to a new fentanyl-laced drug.“We’ve seen approximately six overdoses on the north end of our district in Lee, Wolfe, Owsley Counties, with one fatality,” said Scott Lockard, the Kentucky River District Health Department, Public Health Director. “There may be other overdoses that we’re not aware of yet at this time.”Professionals said the new drug is different than many that are typical in the area because it turns purple in water.They also say to have Narcan available and call 911 immediately.

Source: MG News

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