COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health have issued an advisory due to an increase in drug overdose. Fentanyl is being mixed with all street drugs, according to Columbus Health.
Both departments are urging recreational drug users and anyone affected by a substance use disorder to get naloxone.
Columbus Public Health will provide free naloxone and fentanyl test strips on Wednesday, June 19, from 4-8 pm at Safe Point, 1267 West Broad Street. If you cannot make event at Safe Point, click here to learn more about other locations that provide naloxone and fentanyl test strips.
In addition to having naloxone, residents are advised not to use alone, and to use fentanyl test strips.
Additionally, Columbus Public Health urges residents to call 911 immediately if you suspect an overdose.