Community Drug Alert - Increase in Drug Poisonings - Ketamine detected in 2 recently tested fentanyl samples.

Posted On Wednesday November 15, 2023

The Overdose Monitoring Alert and Response System (OMARS) is issuing an Overdose Alert for Waterloo Region.

There has been an increased number of overdoses/drug poisonings (44 reported cases) from November 7th to November 14th, along with 2 suspected deaths.

The Drug Checking Program at the Kitchener CTS recently detected 2 fentanyl samples containing ketamine.

For more information, check the full Community Drug Alert, November 15th, 2023 release.

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