The Chicago Department of Public Health warned attendees of the Lollapalooza music festival to test their recreational drugs for fentanyl.
In a public service announcement posted on its social media pages Wednesday night, the Department of Public Health warned festival goers about the dangers of a fentanyl overdose. The announcement warned that fentanyl can be mixed with other recreational drugs and urged festival goers to test their drugs before using them, not to take drugs alone, and to carry the anti-overdose drug Narcan with them.
“ATTN Chicago & LOLLA FANS: Fentanyl is a strong opioid that can easily cause overdose,” the Department of Public Health tweeted Wednesday night. “Test your drugs before you use, carry Narcan, and don’t use alone. Call 911 if you suspect someone is