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Health Altert: Drug Overdoses in Harford County

The Harford County Health Department is alerting the community of the opioid overdoses in Harford County. Opioids include drugs such as heroin, methadone, fentanyl, Percocet, OxyContin and Carfentanil. Carfentanil is 100 times more deadly than fentanyl. Click here to view the larger image. 

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ALERT: Carfentanil Determined Present in Three Fatal Overdose Cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (April 21, 2017) – The Opioid Operational Command Center is raising awareness of carfentanil threat to Maryland communities after three residents in Anne Arundel and Frederick counties died in apparent overdoses from the synthetic opioid. “Carfentanil is the latest in a string of deadly drugs that have exacted a horrible toll on […]

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CLOSED: Memorial Day

The Harford County Health Department will be closed on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, May 30th. For all who have served and are currently serving our country and to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, THANK YOU!

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Harford County Drug Survey: Please Consider!

Each county in the State of Maryland is participating in a survey to inform efforts to prevent drug abuse and save lives. If you are a Harford County adult (over the age of 18), please consider taking this 10-minute survey. Your feedback is extremely valuable. You can access the survey HERE.

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**Upcoming Naloxone Trainings** Naloxone Training Program

New Upcoming Trainings Keep checking back, we’ll post upcoming trainings soon! Naloxone (NARCAN®, EVZIO®) is a prescription medication that safely and effectively reverses an opioid overdose. Opioid is a class of drugs that includes heroin and prescription pain relievers like oxycodone (OxyContin®, Percocet®), hydrocodone (Vicodin®, Lortab®), oxymorphone (Opana®), hydromorphone (Dilaudid®), morphine (MS Contin®), fentanyl (Duragesic®) and methadone. Naloxone does NOT:               […]

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