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Category: Opioids

Below is a list of media releases sent out by the staff and programs at the Haldimand-Norfolk Unit.

  • Fentanyl laced with etizolam confirmed in community

    Simcoe, ON – Based on community reports and tests conducted in August, drug test results have confirmed that the presence of fentanyl mixed with etizolam was and may still be in the community.  Due to the time delay in getting the test results, it is unclear if this drug is still circulating locally. Use of […]

  • Increase in opioid overdoses over the past week in Haldimand and Norfolk

    February 26, 2020, Simcoe, ON – Based on information from local partners, neighbouring counties and concerned members of the public, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit wants to warn the community of an increase in opioid-related overdoses over the past week. The Health Unit also wants to advise that in some instances, multiple doses of naloxone are […]

  • Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit marks Overdose Awareness Day

    Aug. 31 marks International Overdose Awareness Day. The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit will be participating in the first overdose awareness event at the Delhi Tobacco Museum/Quance Park. From 1-4 p.m. the Health Unit’s Harm Reduction Team will be providing information about preventing overdose as well as distributing free naloxone kits.   The purpose of the day […]

  • HNHU Distributes Over 60 Naloxone Kits in Dunnville

    SIMCOE, MAY 3rd, 2018 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) Harm Reduction program had a successful naloxone outreach blitz in the Dunnville community on Friday, April 20th, 2018. Over 60 kits were distributed to people at risk of opioid overdose or concerned family members and friends. This blitz was in response to concerns relayed by […]