February 8, 2023

First Responders in the area have responded to several fentanyl-related overdoses

Garden City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The Garden City Police Department released a public service announcement on their Facebook and Twitter pages on Tuesday, concerning numerous fentanyl-related overdoses.

According to the post, in recent weeks, First Responders in Garden City and Finney County have responded to numerous presumed fentanyl-related overdoses.
 
Fentanyl is now making its way into more and more drugs. It is highly addictive and mixed with other types of illicit drugs, whether it’s in powder and pill form. There is no way to tell beforehand. Fentanyl is also the No. 1 cause of death for Americans ages 18-45.
 
They encourage you to talk to your friends and family about fentanyl. 
As they work to stop the flow of drugs, the GCPD encourages the community to report illegal drug activity by calling 620-276-1300.
 
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 620-275-7807, or text your tip to Garden City PD. Text GCTIP, and your information to Tip411 (847411).