Upper Canada District School Board and the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario partner with Public Health Officials to promote community awareness in response to Fentanyl crisis
The Upper Canada District School Board, the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario, and area health units will host the following information sessions in a series of public meetings to promote community awareness regarding the Fentanyl crisis.
Details of the meetings are as follows:
Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
North Dundas District High School
12835 Highway 43
Thursday, May 18th, 2017
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. (French)
7:30 – 8:30 p.m. (English)
Rockland District High School
1004 St. Joseph St.
The information sessions will offer an opportunity for students and parents to learn about counterfeit drugs, overdose response and prevention. Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic prescription opioid that has been linked to a growing number of overdoses and overdose deaths across Canada.
Similar meetings will be held across the CDSBEO and UCDSB jurisdiction from now through the end of May 2017 at both school and municipal locations. For a complete listing of dates, times and locations, please visit http://www.cdsbeo.on.ca/fentanyl or http://bit.ly/2o6ElYB.