Fentanyl a growing problem with more overdose deaths in Kootenay-Boundary in 2016

Timothy Schafer
By Timothy Schafer
January 6th, 2017

The deadly problem with fentanyl overdoses grew in 2016 in the Kootenay-Boundary, but it is still lower than the regional and provincial rate, says an Interior Health official.

Gillian Frosst, epidemiologist with Interior Health, said the fentanyl problem is growing more common in the Kootenay-Boundary region, and it increased in 2016.

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