Naloxone-Kit-pic211-300x142Grey Bruce Health Unit is warning that a potential lethal mix of heroin is available on the streets of Grey and Bruce Counties.

The warning comes after the death of a man in Owen Sound and two additional overdoses in the last 24 hours related to use of this heroin.

"We're asking family and friends who know individuals who use drugs to be proactive and reach out to these people to make them aware of the danger of this particular heroin. We're very concerned. We don't want to see anyone else harmed," says Bruce Grey Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Christine Kennedy. "Additional strategies to reduce risk include taking smaller doses and not being alone when taking drugs."

The Take Away Naloxone kits or TAN can be used to reverse an opiate overdose. The TAN program, available though Public Health, allows people at risk for opiate overdose to have access to life saving education and dispensing of emergency overdose Naloxone kits.

1000dollarOn Saturday December 12th the Owen Sound Police responded to an apartment on thewest side of the city  with regards to a theft. The victim, an elderly female reported that she has had a couple of gift cards go missing from her apartment and more importantly two Canadian $1,000 bills that had been handed down by a family member. The bills had an issue date in the 1960's. Police are asking ...

LarryMiller-fullMr. Speaker, the House of Commons has been back only a week and already Santa's elves are seeing who is being naughty and nice. With broken promises on deficits, refugees, transparency, and Senate reform, our Liberal colleagues must be getting worried about the carbon emissions from the coal they will get in their stockings.

On a more serious note, Canadians are disappointed that the Liberals are sticking with their plan to step back rather than step up in the fight against the brutal terrorists of ISIS. They should listen to people such as rather than step up in the fight against the brutal terrorists of ISIS. They should listen to people such ...

Last-PilingThe Sydenham is pleased to announce that the driving of piles for the seven-storey condominium development in downtown Owen Sound has concluded today. The site will be cleaned up and the crane is expected to be disassembled and removed this week.

Bermingham Foundation Solutions, the company performing the work, has been on site since mid-October driving the piles on which this luxury development will be supported. The piles have been successfully driven to bedrock at depths of 36 to 47 metres. During this period, the entire downtown area has heard the thumping of the hammer as it drove the piles. To ensure that no other buildings or the adjacent 9th Street bridge was affected, The Sydenham performed a detailed pre-inspection of all properties and carefully....


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