6 Suspected Overdose Deaths

Posted On Monday January 31, 2022

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

Since January 17th-23rd, there have been six suspected opioid-related overdose deaths. Additionally, over the weekend (January 28th-30th) there has been an increase in serious overdoses, some requiring multiple doses of naloxone.

No particular colour or unusual symptoms have been reported. Dangerous drugs continue to circulate locally causing an increased risk of overdose.

Please see the PDF below for more information.

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