Cornwall, Prescott, and Russell – The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario, the Upper Canada District School Board, 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:
Monday, May 8th , 2017
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. (English)
7:30 – 8:30 p.m. (French)
St. Joseph Catholic Secondary School
1500A Cumberland St.
Wednesday, May 10th , 2017
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
South Grenville District High School
1000 Edward St. N
Thursday, May 11th , 2017
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School
1211 South Russell Rd
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.