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People released from custody getting naloxone, fentanyl tests

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Individuals released from the Downtown Detention Center and Denver County Jail will be given bags that include one dose of Narcan and five fentanyl test strips.

DENVER — The Denver Sheriff Department said it’s launching a Harm Reduction Release Bag program to give people released from custody tools to help prevent fentanyl overdoses.

Beginning Monday, individuals released from the Downtown Detention Center and the Denver County Jail will get a bag with the following:

  • One dose of Narcan (naloxone)
  • Five fentanyl test strips
  • Inpatient and outpatient Medication Assisted Treatment resources in the Denver area
  • Contact number for Narcan replacement



2022-04-18 12:36:11

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