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School Letter on Opioid Crisis

As you may be aware, the issue of opioid ODs – and the and involvement fentanyl and bootleg fentanyl – has been a growing concern for some time. The Waterloo Regional Police Service and Region of Waterloo Public Health agree it has reached a “crisis” point. There have been 35 suspected opioid-related deaths in Waterloo Region so far this year – nearly the same number as in all of 2015 combined.

The attached letter has been co-signed by Chief Larkin and Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Liana Nolan, along with Loretta and WRDSB Director, John Bryant.

Letter to School Boards – Opioid Crisis

 

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