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Reno County Health Educator Dispelling Myths About Fentanyl Contact Dangers

Reno County Health Department Educator Seth Dewey wants the public to be aware that helping someone who is experiencing a fentanyl overdose is both needed and safe.

“The thing that we have to remember is that fentanyl is a powerful opioid,” Dewey said. “It’s just like morphine, just 100 times stronger. Signs of a fentanyl occurrence, they show slow or shallow breathing, pale skin, slow pulse and loss of consciousness.”

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