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Public Health Issues Drug Poisoning Alert

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Grey Bruce Public Health has issued a drug poisoning alert after a series of overdoses.

Fentanyl is believed to be the substance responsible for five of the seven non fatal drug overdoses in the first five days of June.

Six of the overdoses have occurred in Owen Sound with one taking place in Saugeen Shores.

A white/pink fentanyl powder was linked to one of the overdoses.

Public health issued an overdose alert on June 3rd after learning of four non fatal overdoses within a 48 hour period with another alert issued on Thursday with reports of another three non fatal overdoses.