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Shasta County sees increase in Fentanyl overdose related deaths 10/27/2021

Published October 28, 2021

Fentanyl claimed the lives of seven people in Shasta County in all of 2020 but there have been 11 deaths already reported by mid-June of this year.

“With the rate of overdoses we are looking at doubling or tripling our number of overdoses for this year,” said Amy Koslosky, Supervisor Community Education Specialist for Shasta County Health and Human Services.”

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