A press release say 3 deaths in Addison county in January were from overdoses from pure fentanyl.
“Heroin users may not know they are shooting up fentanyl, or they may not know just how deadly it is,” said Health Commissioner Harry Chen, MD. “Even a very small amount of pure fentanyl, just a few grains, can stop your breathing and kill.”
Health officials say fentanyl is an opioid drug that is up to 50 times more powerful than heroin.
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