Emergency Fentanyl Overdose Response

Emergency Fentanyl Overdose Response

Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid that is estimated to be between 50 and 100 times more potent than morphine . As expected, an overdose – either intentionally or otherwise – can be deadly with many long-term damaging effects on the victim’s system....
Fentanyl Overdose Prevention

Fentanyl Overdose Prevention

Source: gettyimages.com Fentanyl Overdose Prevention Fentanyl is a potent synthetic opioid painkiller that is prescribed for treating the discomfort associated with chronic and severe pain. Brand names include Actiq, Duragesic, and Sublimaze. Ideally, access to...
Public Health Emergency

Public Health Emergency

What Public Health Emergency? President Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency today as the amount of accidental overdoses across our country continues to increase at an exponential and alarming rate. Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of...
What is Hepatitis C?

What is Hepatitis C?

What is Hepatitis C? First off, I would like to say that Hepatitis C is curable in the majority of the population. If you would like to jump to that section, please click here! Hepatitis C is a blood-borne pathogen caused by the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) which affects...
Hepatitis C Testing

Hepatitis C Testing

Why should I have Hepatitis C testing done? Without Hepatitis C testing, you can’t know whether or not you have it. If you find out that you have it, don’t panic! Hepatitis C in many cases is outright curable, and the course of medications to cure it have...