The KFL&A and HPE Public Health Units are issuing an alert to communities confirming that non-prescription fentanyl is in both jurisdictions. The Public Health Units are sending an immediate communication to ensure that the community is aware. Please note that the Public Health Units are working on additional strategies to support communities including: community forums, training sessions, a social media campaign and print media.
Please find below letters from the Medical Officers of Health (MOH) and fact Sheets for Parents/Student/Educators from both the KFL&A and HPE Public Health Units.
The Public Health Units are available to take questions from the public and their contact information is contained in the letters from the Medical Officers of Health.
2017-03-06-Opioid Parent Alert Fact Sheet.pdf
2017-03-06-Opioid Student Fact Sheet.pdf
2017-03-06-Opioid Teacher Alert Fact Sheet.pdf
2017-03-07-MOH Opioid Letter to Schools_final.pdf
Fentanyl Fact Sheet Alert Discussion for Educators FINAL.pdf
Fentanyl Fact Sheet for Parents FINAL.pdf
Fentanyl Fact Sheet for Students FINAL.pdf
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KFL&A Public Health
Hastings & Prince Edward Public Health
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