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New Report Suggests Rising Opioid Epidemic in Niagara

July 31, 2019

By: Marcie Culbert

Niagara paramedics have responded to 335 suspected opioid overdoses in the first half of this year.

That's according to a report by Dr. Andrea Feller, the Region's Associate Medical Officer of Health.

If this trend continues, we could see a total of 672 suspected overdoses by the end of the year.

Almost 500 were reported by EMS last year.