Increase in recent number of overdoses/drug poisonings in Waterloo Region

Posted On Friday June 09, 2023

The Overdose Monitoring Alert and Response System (OMARS) is issuing an Overdose Alert for Waterloo Region. From May 31 to June 5 there has been an increase in the number of overdoses/drug poisonings within Waterloo Region, totaling 40 cases. There have been no reports identifying which substance circulating is responsible. For more information, check the full Community Drug Alert, June 9 2023 release.

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