Oregon County Declares State of Emergency After 4 Fentanyl Overdoses in 6 Hours

Oregon County Declares State of Emergency After 4 Fentanyl Overdoses in 6 Hours


Emergency personnel in a small Oregon city had to respond to four separate fentanyl overdoses in a span of just six hours on Tuesday. By the next day, the entire county was placed in a state of emergency due to the prominence of the deadly drug.

Officials in Bend — a city of about 100,000 people, more than three hours south of Portland — first responded to a fentanyl overdose around 8:00 a.m. at Second Street and Franklin Avenue, KTVZ reported.

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Just before 1:00 p.m., police found two more people overdosing on fentanyl in the parking lot of

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