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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.

  • Strong Heroin in Dunnville Community

    What? There are reports of higher strength heroin circulating in Dunnville and increased overdoses occurring because of its strength. In response, the HNHU’s Harm Reduction Team will distribute free naloxone kits on Friday, April 20th at the Dunnville Health & Social Services office located at 117 Forest St E., Dunnville. 9:30am-3:30 pm. No appointment required. […]

  • HNHU Receives Reports of “Purple Heroin” in Community

    SIMCOE, MARCH 20th, 2018 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) has received reports from the community that “purple heroin” is circulating in Haldimand and Norfolk counties. “Purple heroin”, so-called because it is often tinted purple, is reported to be heroin laced with a highly toxic illicit fentanyl. Hamilton Public Health released an alert about the […]